Packet Sniffing

with Network Performance Monitor

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Is it the application or the network impacting users? Dig deep now with packet sniffing.

Poor end-user experience

Network and application response time both impact end-user experience. Determining which is the culprit requires a packet sniffer.

Unidentified network traffic

Identifying all of the traffic on your network is next to impossible when you don't know what to look for.

Unexpected traffic and data volume

Spikes in traffic and data volume may be an indicator of a potential security breach.

Quickly get to the root cause of poor end-user experience or network traffic anomalies

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  1. Determine if it is the application or the network

    Sniff packet data and calculate network and application response time to determine if end-user quality of experience is impacted by the network or the application. SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor's software packet sniffer provides a Quality of Experience dashboard that features a quick-glance summary of a variety of network and application performance metrics.

    Analyze packets using a SPAN/mirror port and a dedicated software sensor installed on server or by deploying a sensor directly on an application server.

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  2. Identify traffic by application

    Analyze and identify network traffic by sniffing and analyzing packets. Solarwinds Network Performance Monitor's software packet sniffer identifies over 1200 applications, calculates application and network response time, data volume, transactions, and categorizes traffic into types, volumes, classification, and risk.

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  3. See how much data is traversing your network

    Unusual spikes in traffic may be an indicator of a security breach. With SolarWinds network monitoring software's software packet sniffer, you can analyze packets to quantify and display data volume and transaction volume by application.

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Packet Sniffer definition

A packet sniffer intercepts, logs, and analyzes network traffic. By analyzing the header and payload, one can identify, classify, and troubleshoot traffic by application type, source, and destination

Resolve network and application issues

Network Performance Monitor Starts at $2895

  • Monitors and displays response time, availability, and performance of network devices
  • Analyzes user quality of experience using deep packet inspection and analysis
  • Improves operational efficiency with out-of-the-box dashboards, alerts, and reports
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