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View DPI Information

vEdge routers can be configured to perform deep-packet inspection (DPI). DPI monitors the applications in use by devices in all the VPNs and on the subnetworks to which they are connected.

View Top Applications in Use in the Network

To view the top applications in use, select the vManage Dashboard screen. The Top Applications pane, on the lower left, lists the top applications.

To list top applications by VPN, select a VPN from the Filter drop-down list.

To list top applications in a larger pop-up window:

  1. Click the full-screen button to the right of the Filter drop-down list.
  2. In the Filter drop-down list, select the desired VPN, and then click Search.
  3. Click Chart to list the applications.
  4. Click Details to display more information about the applications.
  5. Click the X in the upper right corner to close the window and return to the Dashboard screen.

View DPI Information for a Device

To view DPI information for a vEdge router:

In Releases 16.2 and later

  1. In vManage NMS, select the Monitor ► Network screen.
  2. Locate the device using the Sort options drop-down and the Search box. Or scroll through the list of devices in the device table.
  3. Select the device by clicking its system IP address.
  4. In the screen that opens, select Application–DPI in the left pane.
    The upper part of the right pane displays DPI flow information for the device in graphical format. The lower part of the right pane lists all application families sorted by usage. By default, the top six application families are selected.
  5. In the DPI flow graph legend located to the right of the graph, select an application family to display information for just that flow.
    To select an application family not listed in the graph legend, click the checkbox to the left of the application family in the table below. You can select and display information for a maximum of six application families at one time.
  6. Click the Total Network Traffic checkbox to display flow information as a proportion of total network traffic.
  7. Click an application family in the table below to display applications within the family.
  8. Click an application to display the source IP addresses of the devices accessing the application.
    The Traffic per TLOC pie chart next to the graph displays traffic distribution per TLOC (color).

To return to the list of application families, click Applications–DPI in the title bar or click the Back button in the browser.

In Releases 16.1 and earlier

  1. In vManage NMS, select the Monitor ► Network screen.
  2. From the Device Groups drop-down list in the left pane, select the device group to which the device belongs.
  3. Choose an option in the Sort by drop-down to sort the device list by status, hostname, system IP, site ID, or personality.
  4. Select the device from the left pane.
  5. In the right pane, click the Real Time toggle button.
  6. From the drop-down list at the top of the right pane, select App DPI Applications, App DPI Supported Application, or App DPI Flows.

CLI equivalents: show app dpi applications, show app dpi supported-applicationsshow app dpi flows.

Release Information

Introduced in vManage NMS in Release 15.2.

Additional Information

See the Configuring Centralized Data Policy article for your software release.

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