Mediatrace reports with NetFlow Analyzer
The following settings are available in Mediatrace settings:
In the 'Add Flow' section, The 'Add Initiator' link allows you to choose the router in which you would like to monitor. The initiator IP needs to be added. Since, Mediatrace uses WSMA technology to fetch the data from the router, it would require entering the username and the password.
The 'Top Dash' provides a comprehensive view of both the system and performance metrics. The following metrics relating to the top hops are displayed:
When the set threshold is violated, alerts are shown based on the hop involved with the violation. It displays the number of violations within the chosen time period. You can still drilldown to see granular details about the violations.
Configuring WSMA on Cisco Router
Enabling Service Listener
Enable WSMA agents that provide access to exec, CLI, filesys and response systems.
NetFlow Analyzer is a NetFlow, sFlow, JFLow (and more) collector and analyzing engine integrated together. NetFlow Analyzer does not require any hardware probes and can be downloaded, used in your network environment and can be evaluated for 30 days. Go through the following useful links for better understanding of how NetFlow Analyzer can help you in understanding your network traffic and bandwidth utilization.
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