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Size a database for NetFlow Traffic Analyzer

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Assuming default data retention periods, you should plan to store about 2MB(s) for every flow received. So, for example, for every 1000 flows you intend to collect, you should allocate at least 2GB of storage capacity. 5000 flows would require 10GB of storage capacity; and so on.

 

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NTA 3.x

NTA 4.0.x 32-bit

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