APM not receiving any data on foglight and got a warning from APM capture group test that the archiver did not receive any data from sniffer like below.
"The Archiver "name_of_archiver" at IP_of_archiver has NOT received hit data from the Sniffer "name_of_snffer" at IP_of_sniffer within the last 5 minutes."
When using auto-discovery in sniffer to look at traffic, only one-way traffic could be seen, either from server or from client.
This is a virtual sniffer to monitor servers in VMWare environment.
Set vSwitch to be promiscuous mode in VMWare resolved the problem. Please follow the instructions below.
1) log into your ESX host which is associated with your APM VM.
2) from the navigation panel in the left, locate your ESX host and then to choose "Configuration" tab in the main panel.
3) choose "Networking" under Hardware and to find out the vSwitch which is associated with your sniffer monitoring network.
4) click "Properties..." to enter the vSwitch properties screen, you need to double check the security policy for all ports that "Promiscuous mode" is accepted. If not, you need to click "edit" button to change it to be "Accepted".