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multiple capture interfaces on a virtual environment

Question asked by Renato Abreu on Feb 8, 2017
Latest reply on Feb 8, 2017 by John Snider

Hello All,

 

I am deploying a virtual environment of Netwitness for Packets that needs more than one capture interface receiving traffic on the Packet Decoder.

During the installation, I realized that the Virtual Packet Decoder OVA comes with only 2 network interfaces. Since one of them is for mgmt, I would have to add a new one so I can have two interfaces for traffic capture.

 

I also realized that, on the Packet Decoder configuration, I can only select one capture interface from the dropdown presented on the GUI.

 

I'd like to know if I can add a new network interface to the packet decoder virtual machine normally and if there is a way to select more than one capture interface on the packet decoder.

 

I also need to set an IP address to one of these capture interfaces.

Could I set an IP to this interface as well?

 

 

Could any one help me with this?

 

Thanks in advance.

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