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Custom Netflow v9 Sensor creation



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When I try to create the following new channel I get an error:

  1. 1:VMware_View
 ( Protocol[UDP] and 
( SourcePort[4172] or DestinationPort[4172] ) )

I've tried many different variations of this with the same result:

Ajax Error (Bad Request) The validation of at least one of the new objects failed because of the following:

Error in channel list: Line 3, Channel #1:VMware_View
, Unknown token " and 

The object was not created.

Server: <server_IP> URL: addsensor5.htm?name_=NetFlow+V9+(Custom)+3&tags_=bandwidthsensor+netflowsensor&priority_=3&port_=6355&acceptip_=&ips_=1&ips__check=<server_IP>|<server_IP>|&flowtimeout_=15&samplemode_=0&samplerate_=1&flowchannel_=#1:VMware_View
 (+Protocol[UDP] and 
(+SourcePort[4172] or DestinationPort[4172]+)+) &rawlog_=0&filterinclude_=&filterexclude_=&intervalgroup=0&intervalgroup=1&interval_=60|60+seconds&inherittriggers=1&id=2119&sensortype=netflow9custom Time: 15:29:34

Please help me understand what I am doing wrong. I did exactly as described in your documentation.

custom-channel custom-sensor sensor

Created on May 20, 2015 10:34:05 PM by  Bob Sweet (0) 1

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I was able to add this to my Netflow Custom sensor without issue:


(Protocol[UDP] and (SourcePort[4172] or DestinationPort[4172]))

I think it was a question of spacing in the definition.

Created on May 25, 2015 10:43:41 AM by  Greg Campion [Paessler Support]

Last change on May 25, 2015 10:44:44 AM by  Greg Campion [Paessler Support]

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