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Netflow config for F5 device

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Created by Daniel Phillipps, last modified by MindTouch on Jun 23, 2016

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Overview

This article provides steps on how to configure Netflow for F5 device.  

 

Please Note: F5 devices running TMOS 11.4.0 or higher support the required sFlow fields.  Older versions do not support the required fields.

Environment

NTA version 4.x

Steps

On how to add a performance monitoring sFlow receiver, see:

F5 Support

https://support.f5.com/kb/en-us/prod...-11-3-0/9.html

 

Gather the IP addresses of the sFlow receivers that you want to add to the BIG-IP® system configuration. You can use IPv4 and IPv6 addresses.
Note: You can add an sFlow receiver to the BIG-IP system only if you are assigned either the Resource 
Administrator or Administrator user role. 
Add an sFlow receiver to the BIG-IP system when you want to use the receiver to monitor system performance. Do this by following the steps below:

1. On the Main tab, click System > Performance > sFlow. The sFlow screen opens.
2. Click Add. 
3. In the Name field, type a name for the sFlow receiver.
4. In the Address field, type the IPv4 or IPv6 address on which the sFlow receiver listens for UDP datagrams.
Note: The IP address of the sFlow receiver must be reachable from a self IP address on the BIG-IP system.
5. Click Finish.

 

 

 

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