Hi Yann, Depending on the plugin you are using there could already be a built-in or not. For the SQL plugins you have it: 'sql_num_hosts: true'; for all the others you don't but actually adapting a feature like this would be relatively easy/quick.
If you use SQL plugins, specifically MySQL, you may be interested in this outstanding PR (which is currently being reworked a bit by Guy so to make use of INET6_ATON default and not optional): https://github.com/pmacct/pmacct/pull/151 Of course your approach with custom primitives would work very well, and out of the box, nice tip actually. If you are not using a SQL plugin, it may be a good short-term solution while the equivalent feature of sql_num_hosts is worked out. Paolo On Mon, Sep 04, 2017 at 10:42:08AM +0200, Yann Belin wrote: > Hello, > > I need to run some checks / manipulate source/destination IP addresses > that I am getting from nfacctd, and for that purpose it makes much > more sense to output hose IPs in their inetger form, rather than in > their human-readable (x.x.x.x) form. > > In order to do that, I created custom primitives that read the same > fields than the native ones, but interpret it as unsigned integers > instead. > > name=src_host_int field_type=8 len=4 semantics=u_int > name=dst_host_int field_type=12 len=4 semantics=u_int > > Is it the best method? Or is there a built-in way to achieve the same result. > > Kind regards, > > Yann > > _______________________________________________ > pmacct-discussion mailing list > http://www.pmacct.net/#mailinglists _______________________________________________ pmacct-discussion mailing list http://www.pmacct.net/#mailinglists