Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of GIMSDocumentation


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Timestamp:
08/05/10 15:53:14 (9 years ago)
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jsommers@colgate.edu
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    1010'''capture-daemon'''
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    1211----
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    3938The only software dependency for the basic functionality of
    40 capture-daemon is a working libpcap library.
     39capture-daemon is a working libpcap library. 
    4140
    4241For flow aggregation in IPFIX records, libyaf and libfixbuf are
     
    4746better.  See the yaf/fixbuf documentation for more details.
    4847
    49 From inside the capture-daemon subdirectory, configure and make, then
    50 sudo make install.  (Make install just changes the capture-daemon
     48From inside the capture-daemon subdirectory, do a "./configure"
     49then a make, then sudo make install.  (Make install just changes the capture-daemon
    5150binary to be suid root so that it can have permissions to set a net
    5251device in promiscuous mode.  Alternatively, run capd_proxy.py as root.)
     
    5453
    5554'''capd_proxy.py'''
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    5755----
    5856
    59 Requires python 2.6.
     57Requires python 2.6 or better (but not 3.x)
    6058
    6159The capd_proxy handles all XML/RPC functions for configuring,
     
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    7371From the capture daemon proxy, a separate process is started up to
    74 handle each storage type (s3, ssh, and local storage).  This storage
     72handle storage uploads (s3, ssh, and local storage).  This storage
    7573process handles checking for new files that can be uploaded, and also
    7674annotates the existing metadata for raw capture files prior to upload.
     
    7977transfer.  (Note that some work is yet to be done on ensuring the
    8078propagation of errors from storage uploads to the UI (and
    81 experimenters).)  Storage functionality is almost entirely housed in
     79experimenters).)  Storage functionality is entirely housed in
    8280the capd_storage.py module.
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