Our collector requires a dedicated appliance, for the trial please use the following ova to deploy a dedicated VM; "https://www.mutiny.com/support/downloads/MutinyV5N.ova"
Please note: this product is deprecated and only supports Cisco NetFlow V5
You will need to ensure that when it is deployed it has a dedicated NIC. This is because NetFlow traffic can have a severe impact on the network and should be switched away from any shared services. It works best if you can follow the basic network diagram below:
Once you have successfully deployed this OVA, use vcentre/vsphere to connect to the Console and set the static IP address you have allocated, the network mask and default gateway.
You should then be able to connect to it using a Web browser and log in as "firstname.lastname@example.org/password". The licence will have expired, so select [Admin]=>" System" and paste in a new licence (request a licence from email@example.com). You can then log off from the NetFlow collector and you should never need to log onto it again. DO NOT upgrade the NetFlow collector unless requested directly by firstname.lastname@example.org.
Next, log on to your main Mutiny system and again head for [Admin]=>"System". Save your existing licence text to a file on your PC and paste in the temporary licence you requested earlier. Near the top, you should see a box marked "Remote NetFlow Collector address". Enter the IP address that you have given to the NetFlow collector in this box and then click [Update] at the bottom of the page.
Next, select [Module]="NetFlow" and check that you can connect to the NetFlow Database on the Collector.
Once the devices are sending NetFlow, data you will be able to view it in a pie chart and drill down into the flows.
NetFlow Probe setup
Before Mutiny can display flow data in your NetFlow tab you will need to have some additional configuration in your router.
For a basic setup you need to add the following to your Cisco (NetFlow supported) device;
ip flow-export version 5
ip flow-export destination your.mutiny.add 2055
Then for each interface you want flows from, add the line
ip route-cache flow
ip address 192.168.99.1 255.255.255.0
ip access-group 103 in
no ip redirects
no ip unreachables
no ip proxy-arp
ip nat inside
ip inspect sdm_ins_in_100 in
ip inspect dmzinspect out
ip route-cache flow
**Note, if the commands are not recognised then you version of ios does not support NetFlow
Also see the documents;
Introduction to Cisco IOS NetFlow
NetFlow Config Guide
Comparison between NX-OS and IOS
Wikipedia entry for NetFlow