Cisco ASA 8.4(5) and above NetFlow updates

Cisco is always known for rapidly rolling out enhancements to their product portfolio, Cisco ASA 8.4(5) was recently released with a lot of features and security enhancements.

NetFlow Secure Event Logging (NSEL) is now enhanced and with the new Cisco …

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The curious case of ME & Boston Properties

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ManageEngine thoughts: Software-defined networking, Part 2

SDN is one compelling area where tons of discussions are happening every day about the technology and its claims on business value propositions. Legacy internet working systems have huge CapEx and relatively lower OpEx but are not agile in nature. …

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2-minute read: Reaching the right people

Our team is busy working on supporting PostgreSQL database. Since we have plans to release this build before the year end, we decided to work on weekends too. Past Sunday, while we were working, I told the guys to order …

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ManageEngine thoughts: Software-defined networking, Part 1

Over the last couple of weeks, I spent a lot of time reading and thinking about SDN. We are watching the SDN space for its impact on Network Management. From what I see, SDN is reinventing the network management as …

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Attention Cisco TMEs: Solarwinds does not support Peformance Monitoring, NBAR and MediaTrace

 I was watching Network Field day videos the other day and the one on Application Visibility and Control (AVC) was most interesting due to our product being a player in this  field. During the Application Visibility and Control (AVC) session, …

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Cisco IP SLA VO reporting in NetFlow Analyzer

Adoption of video-based applications is rising on the network in addition to VoIP and data, which makes the IT network administrator’s task more complex. It is required to assure high end to end performance despite having this overhead.

Video packets …

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Configuring sFlow export from ZTE and Edge-Core switches

This blog explains how to export sFlow from ZTE and Edge-Core switches.

ZTE switches

The sFlow commands for these switches are as follows:

sFlow commands

sflow enable
sflow agent-config ipv4-address <Source IP Address>
sflow collector-config ipv4-address <Destination IP Address> <UDP …

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Enabling sFlow on Cisco Nexus 3000 switches

Unlike other Cisco IOS devices, the Cisco Nexus 3000 series supports sFlow as of the NX-OS 5.0(3)U4(1) release. This blog will cover how to configure sFlow on Nexus 3000 series switches.

The configuration is as follows:

switchNexus3000# configure terminal //

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