The Top Protocols dashboard report displays the transport Layer 4 protocols (e.g., TCP, UDP, ICMP) used the most. This data is useful in determining what protocol is used the most on a network during a specified time period.
Note: This report only displays layer 4 networking protocols. Other traffic that is commonly referred to as a protocol, such as HTTP, FTP, or IMAP, is displayed on the Top Applications dashboard report.
You can choose to display sender traffic by bytes, packets, or flows using the report settings dialog. Providing alternate sorting methods allows you to monitor and identify hosts that are the largest consumers of interface resources other than bandwidth.
To display Flow and Packet measurements, click a column heading () for column selection list (). You can also include: