TrafMeter FAQ

Q: I've got the message "Cannot allocate memory for new filter". What is it?

A: This means that you are using trial version and you've exceeded the maximum number of filters in the trial period. To remove this restriction, you should purchase a license.

Q: How to restart TrafMeter Service using command line?

A: If you run TrafMeter Service as a Windows NT Service, you can use the commands:

Q: I've lost a password for TrafMeter Service. What should I do?

A: Remove the registry key [HKLM\Software\TrafMeter Software\TrafAgent\Settings\Password] and restart TrafMeter Service. After that, the password will be blank.

Q: I've specified a wrong IP address for accepting incoming connection of TrafMeter Service (dialogbox "Options", tab "Administration"). As result, I can't connect to TrafMeter Service on any address using TrafMeter Administrative Console (got "Error code = 10057"). What should I do?

A: This is a security feature of TrafMeter and you should use it when you exactly know what you are doing. To reset listen address, remove the registry key [HKLM\Software\TrafMeter Software\TrafAgent\Settings\BindAddr] and restart TrafMeter Service. After that, you may connect to TrafMeter Service without problem.

Q: Is it safe to manage TrafMeter Service over network? Can someone sniff my password for TrafMeter Service?

A: Remote administration is absolutely safe. TrafMeter uses one-time passwords for administration. So, sniffing the network packets for TrafMeter plaintext password is useless. 

Q: What personal firewall do you recommend to use together with TrafMeter?

A:  There is a built-in firewall coming with Service Pack 2 for Microsoft Windows XP.

Q: After installing TrafMeter on PC with ZoneAlarm, I see blocking all network activity via one of network interfaces. What's wrong?

A: Unfortunately, ZoneAlarm uses nonsafe NDIS hook that conflicts with TrafMeter's driver. We can't resolve this problem.

Q: TrafMeter doesn't detect my network adapters. What should I do?

A: First, reboot your PC. This really helps in 33% cases. Second, send us the file "support.txt" from TrafMeter's startup folder (by default, "c:\program files\TrafMeter\support.txt").

Q: I'm logging captured HTTP host headers and packets in Microsoft Access database. First, all worked fine. Suddenly logging errors have appeared. What's wrong?

A: Probably, you have exceeded a limit for size of Microsoft Access database. Check for;en-us;302524&Product=acc2003