Re: Advice for an IP accounting program
martin f krafft wrote:
Agreed. In my medium sized environment this scaled well, but if we are
talking really post 10mbit very mixed traffic and complex stats, mysql
aint gonna cut it.
Still, if youre in charge of such a thing, it should be no problem for
you to hack ipac-ng to work with postgres, or use iptables log+syslog-ng
to relay to a log server and analyze it there (although im not shure
this would be an ideal solution... id go for the lazy db).
also sprach Alex Borges <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2004.10.15.1742 +0200]:
The best ive seen was not in debian when i chacked. Its an ipacc
but patched to lazyly report to a mysql database. This way the
measurement doesnt take a lot of resources in a really demanding
Yeah, except for the resources eaten by MySQL, which has no place in
a "really demanding environment", IMHO. Not wanting to start
a religious war... it is my opinion when I suggest to use a proper
database server instead.