Whether you’re curious if flow monitoring might be helpful, or you’ve been coalescing IPFIX streams
of network-activity goodness for years, IT’s reliable, old hand has learned a few new tricks. In this episode, Head Geeks™ Patrick Hubbard
and Leon Adato
are joined by Principal Product Manager for NetFlow Traffic Analyzer
, Joe Reves
, to revisit the basics and rediscover why network engineers use flow monitoring in the first place. They'll discuss how it’s configured, and examine the differences between NetFlow, J-Flow
, and other protocols. Find out when to use basic flow monitoring, traffic sampling, 95th percentiles, and traffic-based rules to see what’s really happening on your network. Times have changed and, believe it or not, flow monitoring has, too.