Any time you put bandwidth hogs and large amounts of flow traffic in the mix there’s a chance you could have an unexpected network disruption on your hands. Properly analyzing and understanding flow data is an integral part of maintaining a healthy network. This month’s bonus mission showcases three FREE flow monitoring tools that can help you distribute, test and configure your flow traffic.
Ready to fine tune your flow analysis? Start the mission!
JANUARY MINI MISSION
Use the mission’s resources to complete the tasks and answer the questions for a chance to win!
Correctly answer each question during the week and you'll be entered for a chance to win the weekly prize.
Correctly answer all 10 questions over the course of the month and you'll be entered for a chance to win the grand prize.
150 points are being awarded for each correctly answered question. There are 10 questions, which means you can earn a maximum of 1,500 points for this mission.
A new question will open every day (Monday - Friday) starting on January 21st, 2019. Once a question has opened, it will remain open until February 3rd, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. CT. Check the schedule below for exact open/close times.
Hit us with your best shot! Provide us one screenshot that demonstrates how you are using your favorite flow tool. We really want to get an idea of the way our users are benefiting from their flow tool bundle, so be sure to send us the best picture possible of one of your tools from the bundle in action by following the below instructions:
Download the Free Tools Bundle and unzip the three tools included. Install one or more of them.
Take a screenshot from one of the three tools:
In the NetFlow Replicator tool, run the tool and expand the “Console” configuration at the bottom of the screen. Populate the Console configuration and take a screenshot.
In the NetFlow Generator tool, run the tool and configure the address and port of your NTA server. Uncheck “Node Simulation”, scroll down and add some endpoints. Select “Run Generator”, and take a screenshot of the “Running Status” screen.
In the NetFlow Configurator tool, run the tool and take a screenshot of the “Device Configuration” screen
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