Capturing on 10 gig link - possible with netmon? RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hello,

    I am wondering if anyone has done any captures on a 10 gig link using nmcap and if it worked well. By work well I mean didn't drop any packets.



    Tuesday, November 20, 2012 8:15 PM


  • Hi Wes,

    The main bottleneck is going to be your disk performance if you capture unfiltered.  Then if you want to filter, I'd say only do high-performance filters as otherwise, you'll just fall behind.  But then your CPU will get hit as well.

    It's really going to depend on what type of system you're using and what the workload is.  Only thing to really do is try it out and test out some different settings/filters.


    Michael Hawker | Program Manager | Network Monitor

    • Marked as answer by WesE Thursday, December 20, 2012 7:04 PM
    Wednesday, November 28, 2012 11:54 PM