Installation instructions for NetFlow Auditor and supported Operating Systems

Config: Getting Started

NetFlow/sFlow/IPFIX

Direct your NetFlow/IPfix to the DigiToll NetFlow Auditor server on default port 2055.

Direct your sFlow to the DigiToll NetFlow Auditor server on default port 6343.

After installing your license key, your Flow device will be identified automatically and will be visible under the Device screen when you login.

Ports can be changed or added as required.
NetFlow Auditor is already the most scalable collector in the industry. From Version 8.x using more than one port with multiple devices can substantially improve performance due to additional multi-threading.
Operating System Installation Notes

If you are installing Linux please use only the supported Redhat/Centos Linux and please follow the installation instructions and tuning suggestions in Config: Linux Config and Tuning Checklist.

Client Browser Requirements

The client PC must have the following installed:

Firefox, Chrome or Internet Explorer supporting SVG/HTML5.
Browser vendors have been seen to experience issues in their releases from time to time. Please check Known Issues for latest version
Java is not required for client side from v8.4.0.

For pre v8.4.0 versions you will need Java 7 installed on the client:

Logging In

Enter the NetFlow Auditor IP in your browser’s address bar:
http://{NetFlow Auditor IP-address}:8080


Once the license is active the left menus will activate.
The login screen provides an option to Authenticate using the LDAP Server that has been configured by the Administrator
Login to the Netflow Auditor front end.

VersionUsernamePassword
Netflow Auditor 8.xadminadmin
Netflow Auditor 7.xadminadmin
Netflow Auditor 6.xadminadmin
Netflow Auditor 4.xAdministratoradminpass
Its good practice to change your admin user and password after installation
License Key installation

The License key can be inserted using the license management screen (Configuration -> Administration -> License) or copied into the keyblocks directory as described below.

Click "Load" then Browse to select your license key. Press "Confirm" to Insert it.

The default license provided for evaluation is our Performance license which provides an excellent mix of analytics, substantial granularity and high quality forensics and alerting that suits most environments.
If you need deeper forensics then please request a Professional license by email.
Alternatively, please copy the license key to your "keyblocks" directory and restart Netflow Auditor. The keyblocks directory can be found in /DigiToll/digiTolBE/keyblocks for Windows systems and /digitoll/keyblocks/digitoll/ for Linux
A Device will be added automatically. A device cannot be added manually. As long as the exporters have been setup correctly the devices will be automatically identified.
SNMP

Edit your NetFlow devices and set the SNMP community String to enable automated bandwidth and interface name discovery.

Click Configuration> Devices> Device and highlight a device in the grid, then click "Modify" to setup your device. After making your change click "Confirm" to save.

Overview and Homepages
The Overview and Homepage screens will take a few minutes to collate information before displaying data.
Overview

Homepage

Getting Started Additional Notes

Installation, configuration and general usage can be found in NetFlow Auditor Knowledge base with latest documentation guides available on Visual Analytics, Multiviews, Forensics , IPv6 and more.