Welcome to the NetScout User
Forum-Online Community (“Community”). The
Community includes all of the spaces and documents that make up the mynetscout.com
site, social.netscout.com and
site administrators or employees, and/or e-mails offered as part of the
Community. As a member, you can exchange information, questions and comments
with other Community members. Following
common rules will make the interaction a positive and worthwhile experience for
everyone. Our goal is to treat every member fairly and with respect, and to
make sure the Community provides a productive and effective experience. We have
Use of software provided through the
Community is subject to the terms and conditions provided with the software.
Note that we may periodically review
your consent to abide by the revised terms. Let us know if you are not willing
user name and password.
Before you create an account, you
must read and agree to the terms and conditions outlined below. By creating an account, you agree to these
terms and conditions. If you do not accept and abide by these terms
and conditions, you may not participate. NetScout reserves the right to change these
terms and conditions from time to time at its sole
discretion. These terms and conditions apply to all visits to the Community, both now and in
Behavior in the
· You must always
participate in the Community as yourself and when applicable, correctly
identify any affiliation you have with another organization. You must not
impersonate any other person or misrepresent your affiliation with any
organization. NetScout employees contribute as individuals and do not represent
NetScout official positions, opinions, statements or policies.
· NetScout is concerned
about the privacy of its Community Members. You agree that you have read and
understand NetScout’s privacy terms, both of which are hereby incorporated by
reference and apply to your use of the Community.
· If the Community
makes certain online space available to you, that space is personal to you, and
you may not sell, license, exchange, or barter that space for any purpose.
· You agree not to
upload, email, post, publish or otherwise transmit through any Community
content that: (a) is false or misleading; (b) is defamatory; (c) is harassing
or invades another's privacy, or promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm
against any group or individual; (d) is obscene;(e) infringes another's rights,
including but not limited to intellectual property rights; (f) constitutes
unsolicited bulk e-mail, "junk mail," "spam" or chain
letters; (g) is designed to provoke a negative response from one or more specific
users (e.g.,"trolling"); or (h) violates any applicable laws or regulations.
· NetScout may,
but shall not be obligated, to monitor or review the Community where users
transmit or post communications solely or with others.
reserves the right to remove content from the Community that in its sole
· You may not use the
Community for commercial purposes.
· You shall not
distribute or otherwise publish any content containing a
solicitation of funds, promotion,
advertisement, solicitation for goods or services, or other commercial matter. You agree not to solicit other users of the
Community to use or join or become members of any commercial online or offline
service or other organization.
· You shall not
collect or store personal data about other users unless NetScout gives you
express written permission to do so.
· You may not post
any instructions, software or other materials that would allow Community users
or third parties to harm other users' computers or to inappropriately access
software or websites. Do not post any computer programs that contain
destructive features, such as viruses, worms or Trojan horses. In addition, you
shall not employ any type of ‘bots’ for the use of scrolling, showing multiple
screens, or other activities that might disrupt online communication.
· NetScout is not
responsible for the use of anything on the Community, or what you say or post in
· If you post any
content to the Community, you are solely responsible for retaining a back-up
copy of such content. NetScout is not responsible for any alterations,
deletions or loss of any content you post to the Community.
· Some Community
users may post links to other websites. NetScout is not responsible for the
content of other websites associated with these links. You use the content at
such links at your own risk.
· You are
responsible for any actions you may take based on information or
advice you receive while within the
Community. The decision to share information or conduct transactions with
anyone is your own, please conduct your own research prior to making any
exchanged in the Community is not confidential.
· NetScout is
concerned about the privacy and security of personal information we may have
collected from you and has taken reasonable steps to prevent unauthorized
access to that information. You are responsible for
maintaining the confidentiality of any password(s) you receive to access the Community,
and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password(s).
Please note that the Community has a single sign on
feature that works on my.netscout.com, social.netscout.com and
mysite1.netscout.com. This means that during a single web browser session, if
you successfully authenticate using your user name and password to any one of
these sites, you will be able to access the other two sites without the need
re-enter your user name and password. You agree to notify NetScout immediately
of any unauthorized use of your password(s).
You must provide current,
accurate, and complete information about yourself that may be required as part of
the account creation process and/or continued use and participation in the Community.
You must maintain and promptly update any account information provided to NetScout
to keep it accurate, current and complete.
You agree that NetScout may, in
its sole discretion, at any time terminate your access to any NetScout site
and any account(s) you may have in connection with the Community. NetScout may,
but has no obligation, to monitor use of the Community.
Third Party Web
Sites, Content, Products and Services
The Community may provide links
to other web sites and access to content,products and services from third
parties, including users, advertisers, affiliates and sponsors of the Community. You
agree that NetScout is not responsible for the availability of, and content
provided on, third-party web sites. You should refer to the policies posted by
other web sites regarding privacy and other topics before you use them. You
agree that NetScout is not responsible for third party content accessible
through the Community, including opinions, advice, statements and advertisements,
and understand that you bear all risks associated with the use of such content.
If you choose to purchase any products or services from a third party, your relationship
is directly with the third party. You agree that NetScout is not responsible
for: (a) the quality of third-party products or services; and (b) fulfilling any
of the terms of your agreement with the seller, including delivery of products
or services and warranty obligations related to purchased products or services.
You agree that NetScout is not responsible for any loss or damage of any sort
you may incur from dealing with any third-party.
EXCEPT WHERE EXPRESSLY PROVIDED
OTHERWISE, ALL NETSCOUT SITES, AND ALL CONTENT, MATERIALS, INFORMATION,
SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES PROVIDED ON THESE SITES, ARE PROVIDED ON AN
"AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. NETSCOUT EXPRESSLY
DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING,
BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A
PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. NETSCOUT MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT: (A) NETSCOUT
WEBSITES INCLUDING THAT THE COMMUNITY WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; (B) NETSCOUT
WEBSITES INCLUDING THE COMMUNITY WILL BE AVAILABLE ON AN UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY,
SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE BASIS; (C) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE
OF ANY NETSCOUT WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OFFERED THROUGH NETSCOUT WEBSITES
INCLUDING THE COMMUNITY WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE; OR (D) THE QUALITY OF ANY
PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU
THROUGH YOUR USE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS. ANY CONTENT, MATERIALS,
INFORMATION OR SOFTWARE DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THIS
SITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK. NETSCOUT SHALL HAVE NO RESPONSIBILITY
FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE
DOWNLOAD OF ANY CONTENT, MATERIALS, INFORMATION OR SOFTWARE.
IN NO EVENT SHALL NETSCOUT BE
LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES,
OR DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, REVENUE, DATA OR USE, INCURRED BY YOU OR ANY
THIRD PARTY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT OR TORT, ARISING FROM YOUR ACCESS
TO, OR USE OF THIS SITE. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR
EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT
APPLY TO YOU.
You agree to defend, indemnify
and hold harmless NetScout, its officers,directors, employees and agents
from and against any and all claims, liabilities,damages, losses or expenses,
including reasonable attorneys' fees and costs, arisingout of or in any way connected
with your and/or your agent’s access to or use of any NetScout Community web site.
Applicable Law/ Export Restrictions/
You may not access, download, use
or export the content, software, products or services provided on the Community
in violation of any country’s export laws or regulations or any other
applicable laws or regulations.
Ownership and Content License
Any information provided to NetScout
regarding NetScout products and services shall be provided by the submitter and
received by NetScout on a non-confidential basis and deemed the property of NetScout.
By submitting any such information to NetScout, you agree to a no-charge
assignment to NetScout of all worldwide rights, title, and interest in
copyrights and other intellectual property rights to the information. NetScout
shall be free to use such information on an unrestricted basis. For any other
content, by uploading, emailing, posting, publishing or otherwise transmitting
content to the Community or submitting any content to NetScout, you
automatically grant (or warrant that the owner of such rights has expressly
granted) and all other Community members a perpetual, royalty-free,
irrevocable, nonexclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt,
publish, transmit and distribute such content on in any form, medium, or
technology now known or later developed. In addition, you warrant that all
so-called moral rights in the content have been waived.
All matters relating to your
access to, and use of, the Community shall be governed by US federal laws or
the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Any legal action or proceeding
relating to your access to, or use of, the Community shall be instituted in a
state or federal court in Boston, Massachusetts. You and NetScout agree to
submit to the jurisdiction of, and agree that the venue is proper in, these
courts in any such legal action or proceeding.
NetScout prohibits use of any NetScout
trademark or formal product name as a "hot" link from any third-party
website back to any NetScout website unless NetScout approves such use in writing.
To report a violation of these
terms, please visit