Thursday, February 10, 2011

Configuring Arista switches

The following commands configure an Arista Networks switch (, sampling packets at 1-in-20,000, polling counters every 20 seconds and sending sFlow to an analyzer ( over UDP using the default sFlow port (6343):

sflow source
sflow destination
sflow polling-interval 20
sflow sample 20000
sflow run

A previous posting discussed the selection of sampling rates. Additional information can be found on the Arista Networks web site.

See Trying out sFlow for suggestions on getting started with sFlow monitoring and reporting.

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