Sophos Netflow

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Netflow allows you to add, update, or delete Netflow servers. The device offers Netflow, a network protocol, to monitor network bandwidth usage and traffic flow. Netflow records of source, destination and volume of traffic are exported to the Netflow server. The records help you identify the protocols, policies, interfaces and users consuming high bandwidth. Data analyzing tools like Open Source Data Analyzer and PRTG software can generate reports from the Netflow records.

Netflow configuration

  1. Enter the Netflow Server name.
  2. Enter the Netflow server IP/domain. You can enter IPv4 or IPv6 addresses.
  3. Enter the Netflow server port number (UDP port). Records are sent to the Netflow server over the specified port.

    Default: 2055

Update the netflow exports to support IPFIX instead of the current v5 support. Ideally the GUI should allow the admin to pick the exporting format (v5, v9, ipfix). Sophos Firewall Manager. Sophos Central Firewall Manager. Set the Sophos Firewall clock. Notification settings. Configure a mail server and email settings to send and receive alert emails. You can add, update, or delete Netflow servers. The device offers Netflow, a network protocol, to monitor network bandwidth usage and traffic. Overview NetFlow is a feature that provides the ability to collect IP network traffic as it enters or exits an interface. By analyzing the data provided by NetFlow a network administrator can determine things such as the source and destination of traffic, class of service, and the causes of congestion (if any).

Sophos netflow configuration
Note Traffic of only those firewall rules that have Log firewall traffic enabled is sent to the Netflow server.

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Note You can configure up to five Netflow servers.
Note Sophos supports Netflow v5. You can export all the parameters of v5.
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Netflow allows you to add, update, or delete Netflow servers. The device offers Netflow, a network protocol, to monitor network bandwidth usage and traffic flow. Netflow records of source, destination and volume of traffic are exported to the Netflow server. The records help you identify the protocols, policies, interfaces and users consuming high bandwidth. Data analyzing tools like Open Source Data Analyzer and PRTG software can generate reports from the Netflow records.

Netflow configuration

Sophos Netflow
  1. Enter the Netflow Server name.
  2. Enter the Netflow server IP/domain. You can enter IPv4 or IPv6 addresses.
  3. Enter the Netflow server port number (UDP port). Records are sent to the Netflow server over the specified port.

    Default: 2055

Note Traffic of only those firewall rules that have Log firewall traffic enabled is sent to the Netflow server.

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Note You can configure up to five Netflow servers.

Sophos Netflow Version

Note Sophos supports Netflow v5. You can export all the parameters of v5.