A Log Decoder is a special type of Decoder, and is configured and managed in a similar way to a Decoder. Therefore, most of the information in this section refers to both types of Decoders. Differences for Log Decoders are noted.
The following figure depicts the workflow for common Decoder configuration tasks with the steps you can complete in this view highlighted.
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*You can complete these tasks here.
Go to the Master Table of Contents for NetWitness Logs & Packets 11.x to find all NetWitness Suite 11.x documents.
- Decoder and Log Decoder Quick Setup
- Configure Common Settings on a Decoder
- "Services System View" in the Hosts and Services Getting Started Guide
This is an example of the Services System view for a Decoder.
This is an example of the Services System view for a Log Decoder.
Service Info Toolbar
These two toolbars illustrate the options specific to Decoders and Log Decoders.
In addition to the common options in the Services System view toolbar, you can start and stop capture of packets or logs. The upload file options are different for the standard Decoder (packet capture file) and the Log Decoder (log file).