2.1. About Trisul installation
Trisul is a distributed monitoring system with a number of
trisul-probe instances all reporting back to one or more
trisul-hub. We first explain how you can install all components on a single box and then slowly expand to explore distributed installation.
2.1.1 Plug Trisul into your network
There are three major ways to get data into Trisul. Click on each link for detailed instructions.
|Live packet capture|| Configure a Port Mirror (SPAN Port), use a Network Tap, or a Linux Inline Bridge.
Read Setup packet capture for Trisul
|Netflow from routers, switches|| Configure your routers, switch to send Netflow, SFLOW, IPFIX or other similar flow information to Trisul.
Read Setup Netflow for Trisul
|Read PCAP dumps|| Read PCAP files dumped by a third party program like tcpdump
Read Process PCAP dumps with Trisul