[c-nsp] ASR 920 Netflow limitations (was: Cisco 8000)

Mark Tinka mark.tinka at seacom.mu
Thu Dec 19 04:26:50 EST 2019

On 19/Dec/19 11:08, Peter Rathlev wrote:

> The ASR920 only does a handicapped version of Netflow. It is limited to
> 16K flow entries, cannot sample, can only handle unicast traffic and
> cannot handle more than 1 Gbps traffic. All due to "FPGA limitations",
> which sounds like something the cannot be solved with newer software.
> It also doesn't timestamp the flow records, something that I guess
> might be solved in a future release.

To be honest, this doesn't concern me at all re: this platform. The
customers paying for the services delivered on this box do not
necessarily supply the level of revenue required to support Netflow on it.


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