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only seeing "other" top protocol on cisco router netflow 5



my top connections and top talkers are working on PRTG, but I am only seeing "other" listed in the top protocols on PRTG. any suggestions? I am using Netflow 5 sensor and set that on the cisco too. and locally on the cisco 1941 router I am able to see protocols listed if I type 'ip show cache flow"

cisco other protocols

Created on Jul 2, 2013 10:58:55 PM

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thank you very much for your KB-Post. Can you please upload a screenshot showing the "Settings" of this Netflow Sensor? Thank you!

best regards.

Created on Jul 3, 2013 9:41:38 AM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



I recreated the netflow sensor using the one that doesnt say 'custom' and it worked I now have a list of protocols showing up. so this issue was specifically for the Netflow V5 (Custom) sensor which makes me wonder if you are supposed to add your own protocol info in for that one?

Created on Jul 3, 2013 11:11:57 PM



Exactly, the Custom Flow/Sniffer - Sensors allow fully own protocol or traffic definitions (from/to certain IP), etc.. Please see: How do the channel definitions for custom Packet Sniffing or flow (NetFlow/sFlow) sensors work?

Created on Jul 4, 2013 1:37:35 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

Last change on Dec 2, 2021 10:32:23 AM by  Maike Guba [Paessler Support] (2,404) 2 1

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