Selecting Overview → Analytics → Insight Analytics Packet → HTTP displays the HTTP  dashboard. The HTTP  tab is highlighted.



Usage Note: Before collecting any analytics, install and activate a valid license. Configure a Packet Engine in Manage Packet Engine. Please refer to this section to configure Packet Engines, third-party tools, upload and manage PCAP files and to manage Packet Engine configurations.



The HTTP dashboard section provides valuable information about HTTP traffic flowing to and from the switch. Individual widget types provide valuable data and are used for further data drilldown. The upper area of the dashboard displays widgets and tabular data which include:


  • Top 20 HTTP URI – display of Uniform Resource Identifiers listed by IP address.
  • HTTP Request Method – type of http request; GET, POST, NOTIFY, etc.
  • Total Packet Counts – total number of packets collected in the packet capture sample.
  • TCP Round-trip Delay Time – length of time for packet to be sent, acknowledged and received back.
  • Top Source Domains – display by domain name or address of HTTP connection by source.
  • HTTP/HTTPS – type of http connects, unsecured or secured.



Insight Analytics Packet Protocol HTTP Dashboard



The middle area of the dashboard displays widgets and tabular data which include:


  • Top Source Host  display of top TCP host sources.
  • Top Destination Host – display of top TCP destination hosts.
  • Top Destination City – display of traffic by name of city.
  • Top Destination Domain – display by domain name or address of HTTP connection by destination.
  • Top User Agents – display of user agents and devices connecting by IP address.
  • HTTP Content Type – display of http content type headers by protocol and MIME types.


Insight Analytics Packet Protocol HTTP Middle Dashboard


The bottom area of the dashboard displays widgets and tabular data which include:


  • HTTP Response Codes – codes by class (informational responses, successful responses, redirects, client errors, and server errors) and specific number.
  • HTTP Response Time – display of http response times greater than 400 milliseconds.
  • File Download Type – display of file download types, e.g. EXE, DMG, BIN, PDF, etc.
  • PCAP Listing – Packet capture details.



Insight Analytics Packet Protocol HTTP Bottom Dashboard


Search and Filtering functions work in an identical manner as described under the Common Features -  Search & Filtering section.