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The Forwarding page is used to relay measurements to a remote machine for analysis.


How do I configure flow forwarding?

Select Flows from the Options: list. The following Flow Forwarding Settings are available:

Note: If you want to forward sFlow to another application running on the same machine as Traffic Sentinel, you cannot use port 6343. Traffic Sentinel uses port 6343 to receive sFlow and so no other application will be able to open the port. In order to prevent looping of packets, Traffic Sentinel will report an error if you try to forward to port 6343 on any of the local interfaces.

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How do I convert sFlow to NetFlow?

Set the Format to NetFlow to convert incoming sFlow to NetFlow version 5. This will allow an application that only understands NetFlow to receive data from Traffic Sentinel.

Note: Attempting the reverse, i.e. forwarding a NetFlow input as sFlow is not a valid transformation. It is only possible in the case where the receiver is also an instance of Traffic Sentinel.

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How do I configure event forwarding?

Any events that appear under Sentinel: Events>List can be forwarded via:

To use the RSS field, simply select the event list that you want to follow, then click the button.

To configure syslog, SNMP Trap or email forwarding of events; select Events from the Options: list. The following Event Forwarding Settings are available:

For mail to be forwarded successfully the service sendmail must be configured on your server (see FAQ: How do I configure email forwarding?). Use a comma separated list of addresses if you want to send email events to more than one recipient.

The SNMP traps are described by the INMON-TRAP-MIB.

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