[quagga-dev 1253] Re: plans for quagga
paul at clubi.ie
Sun Jun 6 22:12:33 BST 2004
On Sun, 6 Jun 2004, J. Simonetti wrote:
> Are there any plan for quagga to include an rtnetlink like
> interface into the deamons so you can get BGP info from outside?
It's on the wish-list, yes.
> Reason I ask is I'm starting on building an accounting system for
> linux/quagga using ctnetlink (interface to conntrack of iptables)
> wich should become Netflow compatible. To get source, destination
> and nexthop AS numbers i would need a hook into the bgp table.
> Are there existing methods like using the CLI libraries to get this
Not any good ones. vtysh gets by by way of intimate knowledge of the
vty interface hacked to run over AF_LOCAL. But it's not a very good
> Requirements are offcourse an interface wich can work a high speeds
> and with little impact on the bgp process.
A generic information exchange protocol is something that'd be nice
> Thanks in advance.
> Jeroen Simonetti
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