I was working with a customer at a University in the Northeast.  He was having some TCAM overflow issues with his Cisco Catalyst 6513 and was looking at the NetFlow exports to see if it could help him get a better understanding of the issue.  

I’m not sure NetFlow can be used to trouble shoot the issue he was having but, it made for an interesting post that was placed on lovemytool.com titled “NetFlow OverFlow with TCAM Tables“. I like getting personally involved with tech support as it helps me appreciate how people like to use Scrutinizer beyond network traffic analysis.

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Michael is one of the Co-founders and the former product manager for Scrutinizer. He enjoys many outdoor winter sports and often takes videos when he is snowmobiling, ice fishing or sledding with his kids. Cold weather and lots of snow make the best winters as far as he is concerned. Prior to starting Somix and Plixer, Mike worked in technical support at Cabletron Systems, acquired his Novell CNE and then moved to the training department for a few years. While in training he finished his Masters in Computer Information Systems from Southern New Hampshire University and then left technical training to pursue a new skill set in Professional Services. In 1998 he left the 'Tron' to start Somix which later became Plixer.


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