Traffic Monitoring Report

Purpose

Monitor network traffic by reviewing reports of flow sessions over the past 24 hours. You can analyze logging data for connection statistics and session usage by a transport protocol.

Action

To view network traffic in the past 24 hours, select Monitor>Reports>Traffic in the J-Web user interface. See Table 194 for a description of the report.

Table 194: Traffic Report Output

Field

Description

Sessions in Past 24 Hours per Protocol

Protocol Name

Name of the protocol. To see hourly activity by protocol, click the protocol name and review the “Protocol activities chart” in the lower pane.

  • TCP
  • UDP
  • ICMP

Total Session

Total number of sessions for the protocol in the past 24 hours.

Bytes In (KB)

Total number of incoming bytes in KB.

Bytes Out (KB)

Total number of outgoing bytes in KB.

Packets In

Total number of incoming packets.

Packets Out

Total number of outgoing packets.

Most Recently Closed Sessions

Source IP/Port

Source IP address (and port number, if applicable) of the closed session.

Destination IP/Port

Destination IP address (and port number, if applicable) of the closed session.

Protocol

Protocol of the closed session.

  • TCP
  • UDP
  • ICMP

Bytes In (KB)

Total number of incoming bytes in KB.

Bytes Out (KB)

Total number of outgoing bytes in KB.

Packets In

Total number of incoming packets.

Packets Out

Total number of outgoing packets.

Timestamp

The time the session was closed.

Protocol Activities Chart

Bytes In/Out

Graphic representation of traffic as incoming and outgoing bytes per hour. The byte count is for the protocol selected in the Sessions in Past 24 Hours per Protocol pane. Changing the selection causes this chart to refresh immediately.

Packets In/Out

Graphic representation of traffic as incoming and outgoing packets per hour. The packet count is for the protocol selected in the Sessions in Past 24 Hours per Protocol pane. Changing the selection causes this chart to refresh immediately.

Sessions

Graphic representation of traffic as the number of sessions per hour. The session count is for the protocol selected in the Sessions in Past 24 Hours per Protocol pane. Changing the selection causes this chart to refresh immediately.

X Axis

One hour per column for 24 hours.

Y Axis

Byte, packet, or session count.

Protocol Session Chart

Sessions by Protocol

Graphic representation of the traffic as the current session count per protocol. The protocols displayed are TCP, UDP, and ICMP.

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