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Packet Sniffer - Checkpoint Firewall / Cisco Router



I'm trying to 'Packet Sniff' my Checkpoint Firewall & or Cisco Router. If I'm correct, I need to create a new 'Remote Probe', but both of this devices are Linux based. I might be wrong so I would love to get some help.


linux packet-sniffer packet-sniffing

Created on Jul 4, 2017 6:12:29 AM

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Dear unishlomi

To packet sniff the mirror port, a remote probe is recommended, as it can have to NICs (one to communicate with the core, one to access the mirror port). Remote probes need Windows.

Please check if you can enable Netfflow on your Cisco devices, as PRTG also offers Netflow sensors.

Created on Jul 4, 2017 12:07:18 PM by  Arne Seifert [Paessler Support]

Last change on Jul 4, 2017 12:12:27 PM by  Arne Seifert [Paessler Support]

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