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Niagara 3404 Product Family | TAP System

Family Overview

The Niagara 3404 is a Single Segment, low cost, Compact Form factor Link Aggregation TAP system possessing active TAP functionality for traffic mirroring, monitoring, and extensive management capabilities. Niagara 3404 supports maximum flexibility by offering various media combinations including copper, single-mode fiber,multi-mode fiber, multi-mode fiber to single-mode fiber conversion and copper to fiber conversion options. The intelligent TAP system also supports passive bypass to ensure network uptime and continuity in the case of power outage or system failure.

The system architecture is designed to operate in various TAP modes including Split TAP, Aggregation TAP, Packet injection, Multiple port monitoring and traffic filtering in layer 2, layer 3 and layer 4. The system supports a full suite of secure management including industry-standard management and logging tools.

The system provides flexible and intuitive CLI and GUI management features including secure web UI via an HTTPS connection, secure shell (SSH), SNMP, e-mail notification for special events, and failover method configuration. An authentication client capable of interfacing with authentication servers like TACACS+ is integrated into the system. In addition, the TAP system possesses Syslog support, enabling consolidation of log data from various systems into a central repository. This feature provides management, traceability and security auditing across a wide variety of devices and receivers on multiple platforms.