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  • 1.  Gigastor Connector

    Posted 10-06-2015 12:01 AM

    Where I can get or download Gigastor Connector version 10.0?



  • 2.  Re: Gigastor Connector

    Broadcom Employee
    Posted 10-07-2015 11:10 AM

    Hi ,

     

    What do you want do with this connector ?

    (integrate Gigastor in ADA 10 console ?)

     

      JF LAJUGIE



  • 3.  Re: Gigastor Connector

    Posted 10-08-2015 09:55 PM

    Hi JFL,

     

    We want to analyze the packets captured by the Gigastor using the ADA console/GUI.

     

    And to have the information in the NPC dashboard.

     

    For info, the ADA version we have right now is of version 10.0.

     

    Regards,

    Saleh



  • 4.  Re: Gigastor Connector

    Broadcom Employee
    Posted 10-09-2015 02:25 AM

    Sales,

     

    You have to discuss this with you CA sales representative. You do require a Standard Monitor as well ( unless you have a MTP ). The Connector only does not help.

     

    Rgds,

     

    Todor.



  • 5.  Re: Gigastor Connector

    Posted 10-09-2015 05:55 AM

    Todor,

     

    Yes, we have MTP as well as standard monitor.

     

    Does it need extra license to have Gigastor Connector?

     

    Rgds,

    Saleh



  • 6.  Re: Gigastor Connector

    Broadcom Employee
    Posted 10-09-2015 06:59 AM

    Saleh,

     

    In this case you need the Connector only and this is a chargeable item. This is why you have to talk to your CA representative.

     

    The only other thing to watch for is that your MTP doe have the spare capacity to process the information send by the GS.

     

    Hope this helps.

     

    Rgds,

    Todor Kardjiev

    CA Technologies

    Principal Consultant, Technical Sales



  • 7.  Re: Gigastor Connector

    Broadcom Employee
    Posted 10-09-2015 08:35 AM

    Hi Saleh ,

     

    Do you already have the Gigastor server ?

    Is it a CA appliance ?

     

    normally , it must be already installed .

     

       JF LAJUGIE 



  • 8.  Re: Gigastor Connector

    Posted 10-12-2015 01:14 AM

    Hello JFL,

     

    Yes, we already have the Gigastor server. It is a CA appliance indeed.

     

    It came with version 14.1. It has been updated to version 16.1

    Does it mean that the Gigastor Connector has also been updated?

    How to check it?

     

    Regards,

    Saleh



  • 9.  Re: Gigastor Connector

    Broadcom Employee
    Posted 10-12-2015 09:27 AM

    Hi Saleh ,

     

    If you open the Gigastor  config from the ADA console , the versions must be displayed .

     

    Also , if you go deeper in the displayed datas , is the observer GUI opening and displays datas ?

     

      JF LAJUGIE



  • 10.  Re: Gigastor Connector
    Best Answer

    Posted 10-12-2015 11:48 AM

    ADA 10.0 and Observer 16.1 are compatible, but you will have to purchase a license for the GigaStor Connector code from CA.  Once you do, you'll be able to download it from the support site and install it on your GigaStor.  From there, the setup is fairly straight-forward.



  • 11.  Re: Gigastor Connector

    Broadcom Employee
    Posted 10-15-2015 10:01 AM

    Support.ca.com -> Download Center - > Download Products -> Search for "GigaStor Connector"


    If the item shows up in your search bar, you are entitled to that software package and may download it at your convenience.

     

    The connector must be installed on the GigaStor unit so that it may communicate with the ADA Single port or ADA Multi-Port collectors.