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Riverbed devices - Understanding Netflow and Steelhead

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 Updated June 22nd, 2016


Riverbed Steelhead devices will sometimes show what seems to be incorrect Netflow information.  Netflow needs to be collected from internal interfaces before the data is conpressed using Riverbeds proprietary protocol before it forwarded to its destination.  The link below is to a document that explains how Riverbed Steelhead devices handles Netflow in order to have a better understanding.


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Link to Riverbed Steelhead device Netflow information and configuration - Understanding Netflow and Steelhead


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