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What are some methods for ignoring IP's and port ranges in Path Insight?

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What are some methods for ignoring IP's and port ranges in Path Insight?

I have many port ranges I need to ignore. How can I do this without having to select "ignore" for each one in the application?

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Aime
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Re: What are some methods for ignoring IP's and port ranges in Path Insight?

Ignoring Interfaces:

1.  Ignoring them from the Web UI will only Ignore a single interface at a time

2.  Editing the IgnoreList.cfg (Config Tool -> IgnoreList.cfg)

    This allows you to Put in Single Interfaces, Ranges of Interfaces or combination of Single and Ranges

 

Here is the Snippit from the Config File Header:

;This is the Interface Ignore Configuration file

;-----------------------------------------------

;Use this file to enter your interfaces in TAB-DELIMITED form.

;

;Comments can be added by using semicolons anywhere on the line (the

;remaining text will be remarked out).

;

;IPADDRESS FIELD

;All switches must have an IP address entered.  IP addresses can be entered in

;standard format, or DNS names.

;

;INTERFACE NUMBER FIELD

;Each switch entry must have a unique interface number associated with it.  The

;interface number can be referenced from the switch manufacturer's documentation.

;Multiple interfaces can be added by using commas, or a dash to indicate a range.

;

;Example:

;IPAddress        Interface #

;-----------        ---------------

;192.168.1.10        1

;calvin.companyname.com    156,159

;hobbes.companyname.com    12-20

;susie.companyname.com    23,25-30,45

;192.168.2.2        3

;

;Enter your interfaces below:

;

;IPAddress        Interface #

;-----------        ---------------

 

3.  IgnoreType.cfg

 Config Editor -> Ignore Type

Allows you to ignore interface that have a certain string of text in the interface description or alias

Snippet from that Header:

 

;This is the Ignored Interface Type Configuration File

;-----------------------------------------------------

;Use this file to enter the descriptions of interfaces to always ignore.

;

;Comments can be added by using semicolons anywhere on the line (the

;remaining text will be remarked out).

;

;INTERFACE DESCRIPTION FIELD

;This field is the complete description of interfaces that should be ignored

;

;Example:

;

;INTERFACE DESCRIPTION

;----------------------------------

;Lo0

;MS TCP Loopback interface

;Loopback

;Null0

;

;Enter your descriptions below:

;

;INTERFACE DESCRIPTION

;----------------------------------

 

4.  Interface Discovery Tool:

The Interface Discovery Tool was created to refine which interfaces are included or excluded from TotalView.

Located in the TotalView Home directory  (Default:  C:\Program Files (x86)\PathSolutions)

IntDiscoveryTool.exe

Command line options:

-a   Run the wizard in automatic mode (Run using IntDiscoveryTool.ini)

-s   Skip device scan (use existing configuration SwitchMonitor.cfg)

-r   Restart service after scan

-?   Displays command line help

It will create a new SwitchMonitor.cfg file (without the -s flag) and can create entries in the IgnoreList.cfg file for interfaces that can be excluded (Operationally Down/Administrative Down..etc.)

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Aime
Hero

Re: What are some methods for ignoring IP's and port ranges in Path Insight?

Ignoring Interfaces:

1.  Ignoring them from the Web UI will only Ignore a single interface at a time

2.  Editing the IgnoreList.cfg (Config Tool -> IgnoreList.cfg)

    This allows you to Put in Single Interfaces, Ranges of Interfaces or combination of Single and Ranges

 

Here is the Snippit from the Config File Header:

;This is the Interface Ignore Configuration file

;-----------------------------------------------

;Use this file to enter your interfaces in TAB-DELIMITED form.

;

;Comments can be added by using semicolons anywhere on the line (the

;remaining text will be remarked out).

;

;IPADDRESS FIELD

;All switches must have an IP address entered.  IP addresses can be entered in

;standard format, or DNS names.

;

;INTERFACE NUMBER FIELD

;Each switch entry must have a unique interface number associated with it.  The

;interface number can be referenced from the switch manufacturer's documentation.

;Multiple interfaces can be added by using commas, or a dash to indicate a range.

;

;Example:

;IPAddress        Interface #

;-----------        ---------------

;192.168.1.10        1

;calvin.companyname.com    156,159

;hobbes.companyname.com    12-20

;susie.companyname.com    23,25-30,45

;192.168.2.2        3

;

;Enter your interfaces below:

;

;IPAddress        Interface #

;-----------        ---------------

 

3.  IgnoreType.cfg

 Config Editor -> Ignore Type

Allows you to ignore interface that have a certain string of text in the interface description or alias

Snippet from that Header:

 

;This is the Ignored Interface Type Configuration File

;-----------------------------------------------------

;Use this file to enter the descriptions of interfaces to always ignore.

;

;Comments can be added by using semicolons anywhere on the line (the

;remaining text will be remarked out).

;

;INTERFACE DESCRIPTION FIELD

;This field is the complete description of interfaces that should be ignored

;

;Example:

;

;INTERFACE DESCRIPTION

;----------------------------------

;Lo0

;MS TCP Loopback interface

;Loopback

;Null0

;

;Enter your descriptions below:

;

;INTERFACE DESCRIPTION

;----------------------------------

 

4.  Interface Discovery Tool:

The Interface Discovery Tool was created to refine which interfaces are included or excluded from TotalView.

Located in the TotalView Home directory  (Default:  C:\Program Files (x86)\PathSolutions)

IntDiscoveryTool.exe

Command line options:

-a   Run the wizard in automatic mode (Run using IntDiscoveryTool.ini)

-s   Skip device scan (use existing configuration SwitchMonitor.cfg)

-r   Restart service after scan

-?   Displays command line help

It will create a new SwitchMonitor.cfg file (without the -s flag) and can create entries in the IgnoreList.cfg file for interfaces that can be excluded (Operationally Down/Administrative Down..etc.)

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