The smart and fast UDP packet director

  • Up to 50,000 packets/sec in and 200,000 packets/sec out

  • Unlimited destinations

  • Syslog, SNMP traps, netflow, sflow, IPFIX, generic UDP

  • Advanced forwarding rules with comprehensive filtering rules

  • Blacklist and whitelist source devices

  • Protocol RFC validation


  • Your syslog messages can be filtered and forwarded based on

    • Hostname

    • Program name

    • Message details

    • Severity

    • Facility

  • Restrict unnecessary traffic sent to your usage-based management applications.

  • Send your security syslog traffic to a management application in the SOC and your operations syslog traffic to a management application in the NOC.

“Our customers have been asking for a more secure, intelligent, and faster UDP packet director for some time and we are delighted to be able to deliver the PacketRanger to address our customer’s needs.”   Doug Austin CEO, Tavve Software



The intelligent UDP packet director

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Virtual Machine Requirements

Minimum Requirements for PacketRanger VM deployment:

  • 6 CPU
  • 8 Gigabytes RAM
  • 64 Gigabytes Disk Space

The PacketRanger VM was tested in the following virtual environments:

  • VMware ESXi 6.0
  • VMware ESXi 6.5

The PacketRanger VM was built with VMware virtual hardware version 9. Please see for a table detailing the list of VMware products and their virtual hardware version the support hardware version 9. The PacketRanger VM is supported by any VMware product that supports virtual hardware version 9 or higher.

Note: Deploying the PacketRanger OVA file requires vSphere Web Client or the vSphere HTML5 client. Older vSphere C# clients do not support SHA256 hash algorithms. Please see https://kb.vmware.

If you would like to try out the PacketRanger in your own environment, you can download a free VM instance of the PacketRanger here. This demo version is limited to 100 packet / second throughput but contains all of the features of the fully licensed PacketRanger.