Inbound traffic that is captured and exported as NetFlow by your NAT router only shows that the destination of the inbound internet traffic is your external IP address. But what if you want to know what private host initiated that traffic? Today, I’d like to go over how Plixer Scrutinizer can report on this traffic and expose the internal address of this traffic.Read more
The process of setting up a new network map has changed a bit in the newest Plixer Scrutinizer v19.1.0 release. Today, I’d like to go over setting up a new network map and configuring new connections between map objects.Read more
As a conversation is observed by a NetFlow-capable device, metadata about that conversation such as source and destination addresses, source and destination port numbers, and packet sizes are stored in a cache on the device until a timeout is reached, then exported to a NetFlow collector to be used for reporting later. I’d like to talk about the information collected and how long the device will hold that information in the cache.Read more
With the newest release of version 19.0.0, I’d like to go over how Plixer Scrutinizer’s UI has changed to make finding data easier. There are a few new ways to accomplish the same tasks in the newest release that differ from the version 18.20 and under. This blog will cover how to accomplish some common workflows in the new UI, and how to navigate to the data you need even faster than before.Read more
Today I want to talk about how to deploy a Flowpro Virtual Appliance. With the Flowpro Virtual Appliance, you can get that visibility into network traffic where exporting flow data is not natively available from devices. I want to go through the steps of deploying the Flowpro Virtual Appliance.