You can configure NetFlow Collector to collect data from various data sources.
To configure NetFlow Collector, navigate to Administration > Configuration > Data Collector > Collector Store and select network-traffic-flows.
The external system to configure NetFlow data to the Domain Manager IP address (where the collector manager is running). And the Port number: 2055 from the collector configuration.
|Input Parameter||Description||Default Value|
|Name of the collector||Collector instance name||NA|
|Type||Collector can listen to the following IP Flows type:
|Node IP||The Node IP text box displays the IP address of the node, where the NetFlow collection is running on.
Note: The Node IP text box is a read-only in the NetFlow Collector configuration page.
The port number to listen for IP Flows.
example flow ports = 2055,4739,9996,6343,9001
|Threads||Number of threads to run for processing flows. It must be equivalent to number of CPU’s available for processing in Node. Value is in range of 1 to 8.||1|
|Kafka Topic name to publish Collected Data.||Kafka topic name used by collector to write received flow data in a particular format.||vsa_metrics|