Monitoring Switch Traffic (CLI)
This section provides information about the commands you use to manage
traffic monitoring features on the switch and to view information about
switch traffic. For more information about these commands, see the
PowerConnect M6220/M6348/M8024/M8024-k CLI Reference Guide
Beginning in Privileged EXEC mode, use the following commands to
configure the sFlow receiver and to configure the sampling and polling on
Enter Global Configuration mode
Configure the address of the sFlow receiver and
(optionally) the destination UDP port for sFlow
—The index of this sFlow receiver (Range:
—The sFlow receiver IP address.
—The destination Layer 4 UDP port for sFlow
datagrams. (Range: 1–65535).
Specify the identity string of the receiver and set the
receiver timeout value.
—The number of seconds the configuration will
be valid before it is automatically cleared. A value of 0
essentiality means the receiver is not configured.
Specify the maximum number of data bytes that can be
sent in a single sample datagram.
The receiver should also be set this value to avoid
fragmentation of the sFlow datagrams. (Range: 200–9116
Monitoring Switch Traffic