Security/Monitoring Manage sFlow


Manage sFlow


Selecting Overview → Manage → Security/Monitoring → Manage sFlow displays the Manage sFlow dashboard.


When dashboard initially loads you are presented with the following if no sFlow agents or data exists:


Manage Security/Monitoring Manage sFlow Dashboard



Note: Setup and run a sFlow Collector before creating a sFlow Agent.



Select the desired Fabric from the left side navigation bar and the dashboard updates showing all Manage sFlow entries from all switches within the Fabric.


The dashboard displays a list of existing sFlow entries by Switch name.


Additional parameters include: name, type, ports, vnet-id, agent-id, lldp and sample-type.


You sort the list of entries in the dashboard using the up / down  arrows above each of the columns to sort the information as needed.



Manage Security/Monitoring Manage sFlow Fabric Dashboard


Select the desired switch from the Fabric and the dashboard updates automatically with Manage sFlow agents.


The dashboard displays a list of existing sFlow entries by name.


Additional parameters include: type, ports, vnet-id, agent-id, lldp and sample-type.


You sort the list of entries in the dashboard using the up / down  arrows above each of the columns to sort the information as needed


Manage Security/Monitoring sFlow Agents


To obtain detailed information about a sFlow agent select an entry in the dashboard.


A Details pane opens displaying the configuration information of the sFlow agent.


Scroll through the list, as needed, and click X to return to the dashboard.


Manage Security/Monitoring sFlow Agent Details


To delete a sFlow agent use Delete by selecting the Cog  icon. A confirmation message requires an acknowledgment to continue deletion. 

Manage Security/Monitoring sFlow Agent Delete Confirmation


To add a sFlow agent click Create sFlow agent and enter the configuration parameters which include:


  • name – sFlow name
  • type – sFlow type
  • ports – sFlow ports
  • vnet-id – sFlow VLAN VNET
  • agent-id – local IP address
  • sample-type – sFlow sample type



Manage Security/Monitoring Create sFlow Agent



Note: Setup and run a sFlow Collector before creating a sFlow Agent.



Interactive Port Selector


Click the Edit icon to display and select a range of ports.


Click the desired ports and click Apply to continue or Cancel to return to the previous screen without applying any changes.


Manage Security/Monitoring Create sFlow Agent Interactive Port Selector


Additional field parameters are modified by clicking on the  icon for Additional Fields. Additional fields include:

  • vlan – VLAN ID
  • trunc-length – sFlow sample truncated length
  • l2-net – sFlow l2-net
  • sample-rate – sFlow sample rate
  • sample-interval – sFlow sample interval



Manage Security/Monitoring Create sFlow Agent Additional Parameters


Click Save to continue or Cancel to return to the previous screen without saving any changes.


When the sFlow agent is successfully added the system will return you to the Manage sFlow dashboard.


Note: The Edit icon referred to in this section is represented by the pencil icon .