Host Discovery Mode

Host Discovery 

Step 1: Navigate to Netool Mode in device settings.
Step 2: Tap the Host Discovery toggle and then the green Apply! button. The device will reset.
Step 3: Reconnect to the device via your phones WI-FI and the netool.io app Devices Page.
Step 4: The Packet Man indicates that it is searching for devices.
Step 5: Discovered devices will be displayed on the page. You can then share any discovered data.

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Capture to PCAP (USB)

Capture to PCAP 

Step 1: Plug the ethernet cable into your Netool’s ethernet port.
Step 2: Navigate to the Netool Mode screen. (Device Settings -> Netool Mode)
Step 3:
Toggle on Capture to PCAP (USB) and tap on the green Apply! button to switch your your netool into Capture to PCAP (USB) mode. The device will now reboot.
Step 4: Re-connect to your netool via Wi-Fi and on the APP. You will be presented with the PCAP capture screen.
Step 5: Plug a Fat32 formatted USB drive into the USB type-a port located on the back of your netool.
Step 6: Once the netool automatically mounts the USB drive (this can take longer with some thumb drives) the USB icon on the main pcap capture screen will turn blue, the “USB Drive Freespace” field will update with the amount of free space on the inserted USB drive and the start button will appear. To start packet capture tap the start button, there will be a short delay before the packet capture process starts.
Step 7: When packet capture starts, a new pcap file named with the date and time will appear in the “USB File Name” field and the “USB File Size” will start to increase. When you reached the amount of packets you would like to capture you can stop the capture process by tapping on the stop button.
Step 8: You can now unplug your your USB drive from your netool and plug it into a computer. Once plugged into your computer you can open up the pcap file in wireshark, upload it to cloudshark.com or analyze it in any tool that opens a pcap file.

Set a capture timeout.

Step 1: You can set the amount of time a packet capture will run by tapping on the pencil icon on the capture main screen or by going to the settings menu, then discovery timers menu.
Step 2: The capture time will be indicated in the “Capture Timeout” field.

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Apply a Filter Sniff to PCAP

Step 1: When in PCAP mode and have inserted a FAT32 formatted  USB drive, find the dropdown filter.
Step 2: Scroll the selection until you find the packet you are scanning for.
Step 3: Select “Done”.
Step 4: Tap the green Start button.

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Dark Mode

Enable Dark Mode

Step 1: Navigate to Toggle Switches. (Device Settings -> Toggle Switches)
Step 2: Toggle on Dark Mode.
Step 3: Go to the bottom of Toggle Switches and tap the green Apply! button.

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Autosave

How to Set AUTOSAVE

Step 1: Navigate to Toggle Switches. (Device Settings -> Toggle Switches.
Step 2: Scroll the Toggle Switches selection until you find Autosave and tap the Toggle.
Step 3: Set your Autosave name and select “Done”.
Step 4: Tap the green Apply! button.
Step 5: Navigate to Discovery timers. (Device Settings -> Discovery timers)
Step 6: Adjust the timeout for Port and IP detection before autosave runs.
Step 7: Navigate to the Main Screen and Refresh the search. You will see your Autosave tag on the top right of the Main Screen.
Step 8: Go to the History Page and share your Autosave results!

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DP Read Only Mode

Enable Read Only Mode

Step 1: Navigate to Toggle Switches. (Device Settings -> Toggle Switches)
Step 2: Toggle on DP Read Only. Notice: this will slow down discovery packet detection. Protocols include LLDP, CDP, EDP, FDP and SONMP.
Step 3: Go to the bottom of Toggle Switches and tap the green Apply! button.


Example: from a ubnt.com EdgeSwitch with DP Readonly mode disabled.


Example from a ubnt.com EdgeSwitch with DP Readonly mode enabled.

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