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Total NetFlow for engineers  |    A 2 day   hands on   training course

Total NetFlow training course description

A comprehensive hands on course covering NetFlow. The course starts with the basics of flows moving swiftly onto configuring NetFlow and studying the information it provides.

What will you learn
  • Describe NetFlow.
  • Configure generators and collectors.
  • Recognise how NetFlow can be used.
  • Describe the issues in using NetFlow.
  • Compare NetFlow with SNMP, RMON and sflow.
Total NetFlow training course details

Total NetFlow for engineers

  • What is NetFlow?
  • Flows. Where to monitor traffic.
    Hands on Wireshark flow analysis.

  • Getting started with NetFlow
  • NetFlow configuration.
    Hands on Accessing NetFlow data using the CLI.

  • NetFlow architecture
  • Generators and collectors. When flows are exported. NetFlow reporting products. SolarWinds.
    Hands on Collector software.

  • NetFlow features and benefits
  • Real time segment statistics, real time top talkers, traffic matrices.
    Hands on Traffic analysis with NetFlow.

  • NetFlow issues
  • NetFlow impact, agent resources, server resources, comparing NetFlow with SNMP, RMON and sflow.
    Hands on Advanced NetFlow configuration.

  • Export formats
  • Flow aging timers, NetFlow versions, export formats, templates, IPFIX.
    Hands on NetFlow packet analysis.

  • NetFlow MIBs
  • The NetFlow MIB, configuration, retrieving NetFlow statistics.
    Hands on Integrating NetFlow with SNMP.

Learning path



Based on customer ratings

J. S. - Framestore CFC

"Hard concepts were explained very simply."

G. M. - CE+T

"Presentation was lively and entertaining. The instructor masters the topic and makes sure that his point is gotten across."

Training approach

This structured training course seeks to build upon workbook learning through the use of group exercises, dynamic discussion and individual tasks in order to deliver an engaging and interactive module that will ensure all candidates are able to transfer their new skills into the workplace.