An infrastructure for passive network monitoring of application data streams

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When diagnosing network problems, it is often desirable to have a view of traffic inside the network. In this paper we describe an infrastructure for passive monitoring that can be used to determine which segments of the network are the source of problems for an application data stream. The monitoring hosts are relatively low-cost, off-the-shelf PCs. A unique feature of the infrastructure is secure activation of monitoring hosts in the core of the network without direct network administrator intervention.

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Agarwal, Deb; Gonzalez, Jose Maria; Jin, Guojun & Tierney, Brian March 1, 2003.

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When diagnosing network problems, it is often desirable to have a view of traffic inside the network. In this paper we describe an infrastructure for passive monitoring that can be used to determine which segments of the network are the source of problems for an application data stream. The monitoring hosts are relatively low-cost, off-the-shelf PCs. A unique feature of the infrastructure is secure activation of monitoring hosts in the core of the network without direct network administrator intervention.

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  • 2003 Passive and Active Measurement Workshop, San Diego, CA (US), 04/2003

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Agarwal, Deb; Gonzalez, Jose Maria; Jin, Guojun & Tierney, Brian. An infrastructure for passive network monitoring of application data streams, article, March 1, 2003; Berkeley, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc783288/: accessed April 26, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.