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Version: 2.9.1

Top Bandwidth Consumers for Cisco ASA (10018 / 20018)


This Module utilizes Cisco ASA NSEL data and provides a list of top network bandwidth consumers operating on the internal network. Top bandwidth consumers are reported by Network Device and by Destination Port over a time interval T. Only TCP/IP and UDP traffic is accounted for. The number of reported top consumers (N) and the observation interval (T, sec) are configurable. This information is provided per NetFlow exporter.


Parameter NameDescriptionComments
Data Collection Interval, secModule logic execution intervalmin = 10 sec, max = 600 sec, default = 30 sec
Application protocol (l4_dst_port) listList of watched layer 4 destination ports. If specified, the traffic is reported by specified ports, and all other traffic is summed up under dest_port=0. If the list is empty, the traffic is reported by all actual destination ports.e.g. 80, 443
N – number of reported hostsTop N (number of reported destinations)min = 0, max = 100000, default = 50 (0 indicates all hosts are reported)
Enable(1) or disable (0) reporting by destination portIf set to 1, enable network traffic monitoring by destination port. If set to 0, report total network traffic as destination port 0 (dest_port=0)default = 0



Syslog/JSON Message Fields​

KeyField DescriptionComments
nfc_idMessage type identifierβ€œnfc_id=20018”
exp_ipNetFlow exporter IPv4 address<IPv4_address>
src_ipSource host IPv4 address<IPv4_address>
src_ip6Source host IPv6 address<IPv6_address>
dest_portDestination port number (e.g. 80 for http)<number>
userUsername (up to 20 bytes)<string> (β€œna” if not available)
created_countCreated flows count<number>
denied_countDenied flows count<number>
bytesBytes total (Traffic)<number>
percent_of_totalPercent of Total (Traffic)<decimal>, e.g. 25.444% is 25.444
t_intObservation time interval, msec<number>