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Capture Engines : Using Capture Engines with Omnipeek : Connecting to a Capture Engine from Omnipeek
Connecting to a Capture Engine from Omnipeek
In order to view packets and data from a Capture Engine, you must first connect to the Capture Engine from the Capture Engines window.
To connect to a Capture Engine from Omnipeek:
1. Do one of the following to display the Capture Engines window:
Choose View > Capture Engines.
Click View Capture Engines on the Start Page.
The Capture Engines window appears and displays the list of currently defined Capture Engines.
NOTE: Both Omnipeek and Capture Engine Manager maintain the same list of Capture Engines. Making a change in either program automatically updates the list in the other program.
2. Click Insert Engine. The Insert Engine dialog appears.
NOTE: You can also click Discover Engine in the toolbar to find all of the Capture Engines available on your network segment. See Discover Capture Engines for details.
3. Complete the dialog:
Host: Enter the IP address of the Capture Engine that you want to connect to.
Port: Enter the TCP/IP Port used for communications. The default port is 6367.
Domain: Type the Domain for the Capture Engine. If the Capture Engine is not a member of any Domain, leave this field blank.
Username: Type the Username for login to the Capture Engine.
Password: Type the Password for login to the Capture Engine.
4. Click Connect. When the connection is established, the Capture Engine appears in the Capture Engines window.
TIP: You can add multiple Capture Engines to the Capture Engines window by clicking Insert Engine.
5. Click Insert Group to add a group of Capture Engines to the Capture Engines window.
6. Select the Capture Engine group and then click Insert Engine to add an Capture Engine to the group.