0 Replies Latest reply on Sep 8, 2009 11:20 AM by Andy McBride

    Installation Guide

    Andy McBride
      http://www.solarwinds.com/Installing Real-time NetFlow Analyzer


      Operating SystemOne of the following 32-bit operating systems is required:
      • Windows 2003 SP1 and later
      • Windows XP SP2 or later
      • Windows Vista Business and Ultimate Editions (IPv4 mode only)
      CPU Speed500MHz or faster
      Memory128MB or greater
      Hard Drive Space640MB or more
      Windows AccountInstall requires an account with administrator privileges
      NetworkMust be accessible from the computer on which the Toolset is installed to successfully use any network tools
      .NET FrameworkMicrosoft .NET Framework 2.0 or later

      Installing SolarWinds Real-time NetFlow Analyzer

      SolarWinds Real-time NetFlow Analyzer uses an installer to let you customize how the Real-time NetFlow Analyzer is installed on your computer.

      To install SolarWinds Real-time NetFlow Analyzer:

      1. Log on with an administrator account to the computer on which you want to install SolarWinds Toolset.
      2. If you downloaded the product from the SolarWinds website, navigate to your download location and launch the executable. The setup program has either an exe or msi extension.
      3. If you received physical media, navigate the autorun and launch the setup program.
      4. Review the Welcome text, and then click Next.
      5. Accept the license agreement on the License Agreement window, and then click Next. If you do not agree to the license agreement, click Cancel to exit the setup program.
      6. Specify the appropriate information on the Customer Information window, and then click Next. On this window, you can select whether the SolarWinds Real-time NetFlow Analyzer is installed to the currently logged on user account profile or made available to any user account with access to this computer.
      7. Browse to a file system folder where you want to install the Real-time NetFlow Analyzer program files, and then click Next. The default location is \Program Files\SolarWinds.
      8. Click Install on the Ready to Install the Program window. Before you click install on this window, nothing has been modified on your computer. If you want to change anything you designated before this window, click Back.
      9. Review the Setup Status window as Real-time NetFlow Analyzer installs.
      10. Click Finish on the Wizard Complete window.

      Configuring Your NetFlow-Enabled Device

      Use the SolarWinds NetFlow Configurator to configure your NetFlow-enabled device to send flow data to the SolarWinds Real-time NetFlow Analyzer. For more information, see NetFlow Configurator.

      Using Real-time NetFlow Analyzer

      Use the SolarWinds Real-time NetFlow Analyzer to capture and view your NetFlow Data. For more information, see Real-time NetFlow Analyzer.