NetFlow Monitoring

I already have OpManager. Why do I need the NetFlow add-on?

OpManager helps you to monitor health, availability, and performance of all devices and applications on your network. The NetFlow add-on provides detailed information on network bandwidth usage with drill-down into specific applications, users, ports and conversations. This helps in determining the exact reason for bandwidth spikes and outages. The store of flow information thus collected also helps in important capacity planning decisions. The combination of OpManager & NetFlow Add-on serves as a powerful and extensive network monitoring solution for your enterprise.

Which devices are supported by the NetFlow add-on?

The NetFlow Add-on leverages NetFlow®, sFlow®, IPFIX® cflowd®, J-Flow®, rFlow®, NetStream® and Cisco NBAR® information exported from routing - switching devices to provide in depth visibility into the top talkers and applications on your network. Click here for the detailed supported devices list.

How the NetFlow add-on is licensed?

OpManager’s NetFlow add-on is licensed based on the number of interfaces*. You have the option of purchasing a license for the required number of supported devices or critical interfaces. Check out our Pricing page for detailed pricing.

*Any Physical, Virtual, Sub, VLAN Interface is considered as an interface for licensing purpose.

Do I need to download the NetFlow add-on separately? If so, what are the prerequisites?

No, there is no need to download/install NetFlow Analyzer separately when used as an add-on to OpManager.

What installation platforms are supported?

OpManager supports both Windows and Linux installations (.exe & .bin), and the NetFlow add-on will be compatible with the same platforms as OpManager.

Does the NetFlow Add-on need a separate database?

NetFlow add-on uses the same MySQL/MSSQL instance of OpManager for storing the collected data.

I'm already an OpManager customer, how can I evaluate NetFlow add-on? Or if I'm evaluating OpManager now, how can I get the NetFlow add-on?

If you're already an OpManager customer and want to purchase/evaluate the NetFlow add-on, please get in touch with our support team. We will verify your current OpManager setup and provide you a trial license with the help of our sales team.

If you're evaluating OpManager and also wish to evaluate the NetFlow add-on along with it, you can simply enable it by following the steps below:

  1. In your OpManager web client, go to Settings → General Settings → System Settings and scroll down to the 'Displayed Modules' section.
  2. Enable 'Flow Analysis (NetFlow)' option and click 'Save'.
  3. Now, you can go to Network → Flow Analysis and start adding flows into the add-on.

To start monitoring netflow, follow the steps below:

  1. Add the device in OpManager and
  2. Start exporting flow packets from the device to OpManager server in port 9996 (Default listening port, configurable).

Need any other clarification or assistance? Reach out to us now.

Click here to view the list of supported devices from various vendors and the type of flows they export.

Cisco IOS Software Release Version Supported Cisco Hardware Platforms
11.1CA, 11.1CC Cisco 7200 and 7500 series, RSP 7200 series
12.0 Cisco 1720, 2600, 3600, 4500, 4700, AS5800 RSP 7000 and 7200 series uBR 7200 and 7500 series RSM series
12.0T, 12.0S Cisco 1720, 2600, 3600, 4500, 4700, AS5800 RSP 7000 and 7200 series uBR 7200 and 7500 series RSM series, MGX8800RPM series, and BPx8600 series
12.0(3)T, 12.0(3)S Cisco 1720, 2600, 3600, 4500, 4700, AS5300, AS5800 RSP 7000 and 7200 series uBR 7200 and 7500 series RSM series, MGX8800RPM series, and BPx8650 series
12.0(4)T Cisco 1400, 1600, 1720, 2500, 2600, 3600, 4500, 4700, AS5300, AS5800 RSP 7000 and 7200 series uBR 7200 and 7500 series RSM series, MGX8800RPM series, and BPx8650 series
12.0(4)XE Cisco 7100 series
12.0(6)S Cisco 12000 series
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