Start Analyzing Your Network!

Tip: NTA automatically detects flow sources it can reach and begins collecting flow data. If you are using NTA for the first time, open the NTA Sources Library (SETTINGS menu > Network Traffic Analysis > NTA Sources), then select a row and then click Source Traffic. This is the quickest route to begin seeing NTA reports and data. For more information, see Before You Begin.

Connect to streams of traffic summary data

See application/protocol usage for designated ports, well-known ports or Type of Service (ToS) identifier

See/troubleshoot application/protocols with deep packet inspection (NBAR protocol discovery)

Understand which categories of traffic on your network get priority


Bundle network addresses into groups for business function, reporting, and analysis

Create an IP address group (Also useful for tagging private IP addresses with geocoordinates or location)

Get alerts, decision support, and notifications when bad or unexpected things happen


Get alerts, decision support, and notifications when clients or end stations try to hide their identity

Filter, search, and browse forensic/historic data

Use reports, logs, dashboards and NTA Advanced Filtering.

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See Also

Network Traffic Analysis

Before You Begin

NTA Features and Advantages

Choosing NTA Sources

Configuring and Enabling Collection on Sources

Creating Aggregate Sources

Aggregating Sources

Grouping Traffic

Classifying Traffic by Port Number (NTA Applications)

Collector Database Maintenance

Reduce and Analyze Traffic with Advanced Filtering

Network Traffic Analysis Settings

IP Reputation Library

Listener Port, Collection, and Retention Settings