Welcome!
Welcome to the Kentik Knowledge Base, a comprehensive reference to the use of Kentik Detect®. The articles currently available in the Knowledge Base are listed below (additional topics are added regularly). If you don't find the information you need in the articles below:
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General Information — The basics you'll need to know to work effectively with Kentik Detect:
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Portal Admin Settings — Using the portal to configure user, device, and tag settings, and to define alerts:
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Kentik Setup — Geting started with Kentik Detect, including how to configure devices and software agents to send flow data:
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Portal Views — Using the portal for ad hoc querying, analytics, and continuous real-time monitoring:
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Alerting & Anomalies — Defining traffic conditions that trigger notifications and DDoS mitigation:
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Kentik Data Engine — Understanding the Kentik Data Engine (KDE) and how to access and manipulate stored data via APIs:
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Kentik How-tos — Using Kentik Detect to help you accomplish common network visibility and monitoring tasks: