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L2 Linker

What will give you better results, User-ID Agents installed on domain controllers, or Server Monitoring from the firewall (agentless)? 

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L4 Transporter

Server monitoring is only one way of getting user id and it can be done with both agent on DC or on-device.

Combining different collection features (security logs, session monitoring, wmi probing...) would probably give best results. And if you have a large ip turnover, you better keep collection intervals low.

To add to dieterb comment, both agents will read the security logs of DCs to get userID-IP mappings.  Session Monitoring is optional and can be turn on/off on the agents.  Session Monitoring will pick up on users connecting to a file or print server.  Thanks.

we have about 18,000 devices spread across 3 domains.  what would be a recommended collection interval/

L5 Sessionator

If you have a large user base which seems to be the case and you have multiple domains your best option i believe will be to go with User id agent since you will need to configure different profiles for LDAP to map the different domains.

Hope this helps

Numan

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