Attach a Filter Context to a Device Interface

Assign a filter context to an ION device interface to filter flow records for export.
Attach a filter context to an ION device interface to filter flow records for export. You can assign an IPFIX filter context to multiple interfaces of a single ION device or to multiple ION devices.
  • Select a filter context and assign to a device interface.
    1. Select
      Policies
      IPFIX
      Contexts
      Filter
      .
    2. Click the ellipsis icon for an IPFIX Filter Context, select
      View Interface Bindings
      , and then click
      Bind Interfaces
      .
    3. Select a device and an interface to bind the filter context.
      You can assign a filter context to any of the following interfaces:
      Interface Type
      Supports Filter Context
      Controller
      No
      Virtual Ports
      Yes
      Loopback
      No
      Standard VPN
      No
      Virtual Interfaces
      Yes
      Port Channel
      No
      Sub-interfaces
      Yes
      PPPoE
      Yes
      Bypass Pair
      Yes
  • Select an ION device interface and bind the filter context.
    1. Select
      Map
      Claimed Devices
      Select a device
      Configure the device
      Interfaces
      .
    2. Select an interface to assign a filter context for filtering flow records.
      You cannot assign an IPFIX filter context to a controller interface. This is because the controller interface does not forward application traffic records.
    3. Select a previously configured
      IPFIX Filter Context
      and
      Save
      .

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