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How to exclude traffic based on port?



We have netflow running on the outside interface of our router which is taking a full BGP Internet feed. I need to exclude the BGP traffic on the sensor so that it won't continue to skew our reports. I have tried in the exclude box typing:

SourcePort[179] OR DestinationPort[179]

When I save that, the sensor trips an alarm "Could not bind socket. Address and port are already in use."

What am I missing?

netflow-v9 prtg report

Created on Jun 28, 2012 2:10:45 PM

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when you get that message, please try if restarting the PRTG Probe Service does help.

best regards.

Created on Jun 29, 2012 1:11:33 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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