What is the best NetFlow Analyzer?

In a product comparison, SolarWinds NTA ranks as the best NetFlow analyzer. Windows compatible, supportive of multiple alternative flow technologies, and extremely user-friendly, this tool has a real edge.

Is SolarWinds NetFlow traffic Analyzer free?

Download a free Trial of the NetFlow Traffic Analyzer (Orion Suite 3.0 Common Criteria Version) from SolarWinds. SolarWinds Hybrid Cloud Observability offers organizations of all sizes and industries a comprehensive, integrated, and cost-effective full-stack solution.

What is NetFlow and how is it used?

NetFlow is a network protocol system created by Cisco that collects active IP network traffic as it flows in or out of an interface. The NetFlow data is then analyzed to create a picture of network traffic flow and volume — hence the name: NetFlow.

How do I set up NetFlow Analyzer?

Installing NetFlow Analyzer

  1. Download NetFlow Analyzer for Windows.
  2. Double-click it to start installation. Follow the instructions as they appear on screen to successfully install NetFlow Analyzer on to your machine. NetFlow Analyzer supports both, PostgreSQL and MSSQL as database. Select the database and click Next.

What can NetFlow tell you?

NetFlow is a network protocol developed by Cisco for collecting IP traffic information and monitoring network flow. By analyzing NetFlow data, you can get a picture of network traffic flow and volume.

How much traffic does NetFlow?

This depends on the number of conversations that are being summarized by NetFlow. According to Cisco, v9 and v5 exporters will use about 1.5% to 3% of the monitored interfaces bandwidth. The traffic will be proportional to the number of active conversations and the interface bandwidth.

How do I add a router to NetFlow Analyzer?

How to add a device in NetFlow Analyzer?

  1. Navigate to Settings > Discovery > Export Flow.
  2. Enter the device Hostname / IP Address.
  3. Select respective SNMP credential or Add new SNMP credential (if credential does not exist)
  4. Provide the below information to communicate to the device in sequence.

What ports does NetFlow use?

The standard or most common UDP port used by NetFlow is UDP port 2055, but other ports, such as 9555, 9995, 9025, and 9026, can also be used. UDP port 4739 is the default port used by IPFIX.

What is the best tool to analyze a network issue?

Top Network Analysis Tools

  • SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor.
  • SolarWinds NetFlow Traffic Analyzer.
  • SolarWinds Network Bandwidth Analyzer Pack.
  • PRTG Network Monitor.
  • NetSpot.

What is Orion software?

The SolarWinds® Orion® Platform is a powerful, scalable infrastructure monitoring and management platform designed to simplify IT administration for on-premises, hybrid, and software as a service (SaaS) environments in a single pane of glass.

Who found SolarWinds hack?

The breach was first detected by cybersecurity company FireEye. The company confirmed they had been infected with the malware when they saw the infection in customer systems. FireEye labeled the SolarWinds hack “UNC2452” and identified the backdoor used to gain access to its systems through SolarWinds as “Sunburst.”

What is SolarWinds Orion used for?