Release Features

The major features, minor features, and bug fixes in each release of NetFlow Analyzer are listed here. For further information please contact NetFlow Analyzer Support.

*NetFlow Analyzer Service Packs are updates to existing NetFlow Analyzer release versions.

NetFlow Analyzer 5.5.0 - Build 5502

Major Features

  1. Ability to listen on multiple ports for incoming NetFlow datagram packets
  2. Option to retain raw data for upto 1 month (earlier limit was 2 weeks)

Minor Features

  1. Reporting on 95-th percentile included
  2. NBAR data storage period configurable
  3. VoIP related applications added
  4. Data pertaining to autonomous system can be turned off optionally

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NetFlow Analyzer 5.0 - Build 5002

Bug Fixes

  1. Translation related issues fixed for Japanese and Chinese

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NetFlow Analyzer 5.0 - Build 5001

Major Features

  1. Threshold-based alerting with email notifications
  2. Troubleshooting traffic based on raw data
  3. Enhanced IP group management with option to include multiple interfaces

Minor Features

  1. Enhanced router settings with options to view IfName, IfAlias, and IfDescription values
  2. Dashboard filters to display only those interfaces exceeding specific values of incoming or outgoing traffic
  3. Traffic graphs include filters on daily and weekly reports to show hour-based traffic details
  4. Support link with options to contact technical support

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NetFlow Analyzer 4.0.2 - Build 4020

Major Features

  1. Support for NetFlow version 7
  2. Reporting on AS information
  3. Localized in Chinese and Japanese languages

Minor Features

  1. Packet count included in reports
  2. Support for adding port ranges in Application Mapping

Bug Fixes

  1. Fixed PDF loading issue in Acrobat Reader 6.0
  2. Fixed color bug in Dashboard percentage values
  3. Fixed bug in IP address range when incorrect values were entered

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NetFlow Analyzer 4.0.1 - Build 4011

Bug Fixes

  1. Fixed percentage utilization bug - Traffic graphs were reporting percentage utilization exceeding 100%
  2. Fixed router/interface name bug - Router/Interface names were reset to SNMP-related parameters when updated

NetFlow Analyzer 4.0.1 - Build 4010

Major Features

  1. Address Grouping - Create monitoring and reporting groups based on IP addresses or applications
  2. Custom reports across multiple interfaces and devices

Minor Features

  1. Criteria to define ports and port ranges in custom reports
  2. Database archiving
  3. Support file to send to NetFlow Analyzer Support
  4. Traffic graphs made as non-stacked graphs, and shown as a combination of line and area graphs
  5. Interface Traffic graphs shown in one-minute intervals

Bug Fixes

  1. Both In and Out traffic of managed interfaces are maintained - Previously traffic was accounted for flows whose source interface was managed. Now traffic is accounted for flows whose source or destination interface is managed.
  2. Fixed mismatch in total number of interfaces marked as managed in DB and memory
  3. Fixed PDF loading bug - Error when exporting to PDF when server was installed in non-"C" drive.
  4. Fixed Applications graph bug - graph was hidden when more than 100 applications were listed.
  5. runQuery.jsp file works fine on Linux platforms

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NetFlow Analyzer 4.0.0 - Build 4002

Minor Features

  1. NetFlow Analyzer can be run as a service on Linux
  2. Update Manager tool included - tool to apply, manage, and remove service packs and patches
  3. Option to edit Device Settings made available only for Administrator and Operator users
  4. Application Mapping list sorted on Application name for easy access
  5. NetFlow Analyzer can be run as root/non-root user
  6. Server can be started in non-X-windows (headless) environment in Linux

Bug Fixes

  1. Fixed threading issues in updating database while handling more than 250 interfaces
  2. Fixed issue in determining number of managed interfaces in License Management
  3. Fixed application port bug - minimum value of ports was assigned to an application. Now whichever source or destination port maps to the application is used. Apart from this, source and destination ports are now displayed for unknown applications.
  4. Fixed Delete Router bug - when all interfaces of a disabled router were deleted, new flows from any interface on that router were not processed. Now fixed to enable the router when all its interfaces are deleted. This ensures that if this router starts sending flows again, these incoming flows are processed.
  5. Fixed percentage utilization bug in traffic reports - value was exceeding 100% in some cases.
  6. Fixed Update Router Settings bug - rescan of the device is now done even if no changes have been made to Router Settings.
  7. SNMP requests to routers sent in batches to ensure better response

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NetFlow Analyzer 4.0.0 - Build 4001

Bug Fixes

  1. Fixed time zone-related bug causing problems in setting Start and End time in graphs
  2. About and Feedback links made to open in separate windows

NetFlow Analyzer 4.0.0 - Build 4000

General Features

  1. Support for NetFlow version 5 exports
  2. Web-based interface for viewing the network as well as performing administrative tasks
  3. Configurable applications and application ports
  4. Support for logical grouping of routers
  5. Three user levels with different privileges, to enable managing of groups

Graphs and Reports

  1. Instant graphs of network utilization per network interface
  2. Daily, weekly, and monthly reports showing current, average, and peak traffic patterns on an interface, as well as percentage utilization
  3. Reports on Top Applications, Top Sources & Destinations, and Top Conversations
  4. Resolvable source & destination addresses
  5. Reports include protocol & bandwidth utilization information
  6. Subnet-based and IP range-based reports
  7. Consolidated reports to show Top Application, Top Source, and Top Destination for an interface in one report

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