Netflow
  • 1 Minute to read
  • Contributors
  • Dark
    Light
  • PDF

Netflow

  • Dark
    Light
  • PDF

A NetFlow collector is a device (a PC or a Server) embedded in a network to gather all NetFlow information which is sent by routers and switches.

NetFlow generates and collects that information, DNIF will allow it to store and analyze said traffic. Netflow Connector can receive logs from various devices and log sources via UDP connection on port 2055 of the Adapter

The following configurations should be done to forward Netflow logs to DNIF

image.png

Configuration Description
Connector Name Enter a name for the connector
Connector Type Enter a type for the connector
Listener Port Port being listened to receive Syslog UDP LogEvents
Number of Processes Total number of processes that can be run at a time
  • Click Save after entering all the required details and click Test Connection, to test the configuration.

  • Connection successful message will be displayed on screen along with the time stamp.

  • If the connection is not successful an error message will be displayed. Refer Troubleshooting Connector Validations for more details on the error message.


Was this article helpful?