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Channel Definitions for xFlow not working

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Hello,

we try to configure a custom channel definition and are not sure if the defintion does not work or the syntax is wrong:

#34:VIE34
SourceIP[10.2.*.*] and DestinationIP[10.25.25.2] and (DestinationPort[80] or DestinationPort[443])

Thanks in advance, Thomas

channel definitions xflow

Created on Feb 20, 2017 4:08:39 PM by  koflert (50) 1 1

Last change on Feb 21, 2017 1:48:22 PM by  Arne Seifert [Paessler Support]



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Thanks a lot Sebastian for the clarification.

The syntax was indeed fine, but the channel was "overlaying" with another definition with lower channel number so this channel was never receiving data and created.

Created on Feb 21, 2017 5:15:17 PM by  koflert (50) 1 1



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Seems then multiple ANDs are not working. Unfortunately the samples in the documentation are to simple to get the right syntax.

Created on Feb 21, 2017 9:03:08 AM by  koflert (50) 1 1



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Dear koflert,

Thank you for your knowledge base post.

Please see the two relevant manual articles on Channel definitions for xFlow, IPFIX, and Packet Sniffer sensors and Filter rules for xFlow, IPFIX, and Packet Sniffer sensors.

You can create more complex expressions using parantheses ( ) and the words and, or, and not. The filters can contain multiple and.

The syntax and also the placement of the parentheses look good to me, therefore please confirm that the channel show incorrect monitoring values.

Thank you in advance,
Sebastian

Created on Feb 21, 2017 1:55:33 PM by  Sebastian Kniege [Paessler Support]

Last change on Feb 21, 2017 1:56:06 PM by  Sebastian Kniege [Paessler Support]



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Thanks a lot Sebastian for the clarification.

The syntax was indeed fine, but the channel was "overlaying" with another definition with lower channel number so this channel was never receiving data and created.

Created on Feb 21, 2017 5:15:17 PM by  koflert (50) 1 1



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Dear koflert,

Thank you very much for your feedback, I'm glad you found the issue.

Best,
Sebastian

Created on Feb 22, 2017 8:52:03 AM by  Sebastian Kniege [Paessler Support]



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