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Only one-way communication is visible

 

Information

 

Summary:

From Flowmon monitoring center and tcpdump is visible only one-way communacation of the VA service.

Environment:

Product: Flowmon OS

Version: Any

Platform: Hyper-V

Question/Problem Description:

Why is visible only one-way communication?

Steps to Reproduce:  
Error Message:  
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Cause: Unconfigured trunk on the mirror port.
Resolution:

Flowmon does not have visibility of tagged network traffic. For each monitoring interface that is intended for VLAN traffic monitoring, configure a trunk.

1. Connect to the Hyper-V host hosting your Flowmon instance.
2. Open powershell and rename all network adapters associated with your Flowmon instance. Adjust the number of interfaces, if necessary. Replace NameOfCreatedVirtualMachine with the name of yourFlowmon instance in Hyper-V.mceclip0.png

3. For each monitoring interface that is intended for VLAN traffic monitoring, configure a trunk.
Replace NameOfCreatedVirtualMachine with the name of your Flowmon instance in Hyper-V.

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Workaround:  
Notes:

Deployment guide for Hyper-V:

https://support.kemptechnologies.com/hc/en-us/sections/4403921029645-Flowmon

Choose your version -> Deployment Guide for Virtual Appliances -> Chapter 6.7.3

 


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