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NetResident - Network Content Monitoring Tool

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Introduction
Overview
System Requirements
What Network Content NetResident Can Analyze
What’s New in NetResident 3.0
NetResident Architecture
Deploying the Application
Before You Begin: Network Visibility
Step 1: Deploying the NetResident Service and Console
Step 2: Deploying NetResident Agents
Ensuring Connectivity Between the System Components
Tips and Tricks
Setting Up the Database
Step 1: Creating a New Database and Configuration File
Step 2: Selecting an SQL Server
Step 3: Selecting a Database Location and Name
Step 4: Setting Database Access Token
Step 5: Summary
Working with NetResident
Events
Connections
Alerts
About
Understanding the Difference Between the Display and Capture Filters
Remote Connections
Aliases
Workspaces
Adding Exceptions to NetResident Agents
Manual SQL Server Installation
Analyzing Imported Capture Files
Frequently Asked Questions
Sales and Support

Analyzing Imported Capture Files

In addition to capturing live network data, NetResident allows you to import network data from capture files generated by a number of network analyzers and monitors. The current version can import files in the CommView®, CommView® for WiFi, Network Instruments Observer®, Network General Sniffer® for DOS/Windows, Microsoft® NetMon, WildPackets EtherPeek™ and AiroPeek™, Wireshark/Tcpdump, and Wireshark/pcapng formats. Two import modes are available.

Manual Import

Click Import in Events => View => Events and select a capture file to import. The NetResident service will process the file contents, applying your capture filter(s). Once the file has been processed, new events will show up in the event list of the NetResident console.

Automatic Import

Automatic import allows you to specify a folder that will be “watched” by NetResident for any changes. As soon a new file is added to that folder, it will be immediately imported and new events will show up in the event list of the NetResident console.

To configure this functionality, locate the Connections => Service => Auto Import group on the tool bar and select the Folder as shown below. Check the Enabled box and then click Save to apply the settings. Check the Use Current Date box, if you want to replace the data stamps in the file being imported by the current system date.

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