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What is OtherTCP in the NetFlow Monitor?

netflow other othertcp prtg traffic

Created on Apr 9, 2015 3:18:30 PM

Last change on Apr 10, 2015 6:50:55 AM by  Felix Saure [Paessler Support]

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The "Other" channel sums up the traffic of network packets that can not be allocated to one of the existing filter channel settings for the packet sniffer sensor. You can get more detailed information by creating new channels for the Packet Sniffer Sensor: https://kb.paessler.com/en/topic/60203

Have a look here for the correct syntax.

Here is a list of the predefined filter rules.

Please consider that if you follow the knowledge base article 60203, all flow and Packet Sniffer sensors will be affected by the adjustments of the flowrules.osr file. If you want to avoid this, use a flow custom sensor to create your own definitions.

Best regards

Created on Apr 10, 2015 6:49:42 AM by  Felix Saure [Paessler Support]

Last change on Dec 2, 2021 9:08:59 AM by  Maike Guba [Paessler Support] (2,404) 2 1

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