| Expert Data Acquisition |
This document explains the concepts and tools available for passively acquiring network data for analysis. Following the methods outlined here can prevent issues like duplicate packets, asymmetric traffic, and oversubscription of switch ports. These best-practice methods ensure that metrics calculated from captured data will be accurate and reduces unnecessary load on network monitoring tools. This document is intended for network engineers and for the administrators of monitoring platforms who wish to learn which techniques are best suited for their environment.
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