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Evaluating Traffic Sentinel

The following steps are required to obtain the free software and software key needed to evaluate Traffic Sentinel on a HP Advanced Services zl Module:

1. Find the serial number for your module

After installing the Services Module, type "show modules" to determine the module serial number:

ProCurve> show modules <CR>

 Status and Counters - Module Information

  Chassis: 5406zl J8697A         Serial Number:   AAAAAAAAAA
  Management Module: J8726A      Serial Number:   BBBBBBBBBB

  Slot  Module Description                       Serial Number 
  ----- ---------------------------------------- --------------
  A     ProCurve J8705A Gig-T/SFP zl Module      CCCCCCCCCC    
  B     ProCurve J9545A Services zl Module       DDDDDDDDDD    

In this case the Services Module is in Slot B and has Serial Number DDDDDDDDDD. Please note down the Serial Number.

Note: If the Servlices zl Module part number is listed as J9154A then these instructions do not apply, please use the HP ProCurve Services zl Module instructions instead.

2. Register for a Traffic Sentinel license at

Register for an evaluation license. In the evaluation request form you will be asked to provide the hostname for the server that you will be using to run Traffic Sentinel, please provide the Services Module serial number, DDDDDDDDDD, since Traffic Sentinel will be running on the module, not a stand-alone server.

Once you have requested an evaluation, you will receive an email with a Traffic Sentinel license Serial Number and a Traffic Sentinel Software Key.

3. Download Traffic Sentinel software

You will need to download the Traffic Sentinel image file, This is a large file and will take some time to download.

  • Click here to download from

4. Download Installation Guide

Download the installation guide. The guide provides detailed instruction for installing the Traffic Sentinel software image on your HP ProCurve Services zl Module.

5. Upgrade to latest version of Traffic Sentinel

Upgrade to the latest version of Traffic Sentinel using the Traffic Sentinel web interface (see online help).

6. Purchase

Contact your HP reseller, InMon reseller or contact InMon for pricing.