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How can I set ntop not to shorten host names?

With most screens in ntop, there is a list of hosts. Unfortunately, in almost every one, the host name is shorted, for some reason. When the host names follow the company standard, this results in the ...
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Running ntop on virtual machine - viable?

Is anyone running ntop on a virtual machine reliably? We would be monitoring a network as follows: HQ (where ntop will be installed) with about 100 servers and 400 PCs UK offices with about 100 PCs ...
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ntop vs nagios to Monitoring Networking traffic

Hi i need to monitor ntop to monitoring networking traffic but i am concern if its going to affect somehow my server performance.... i've been also recomend to use Nagios but i am not quite sure if is ...
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Network Sniffing and Hubs

This will likely seem naive to the experts... but it has been on my mind lately. For years I've been using ntop and a cheap 4 port hub to sniff client networks to determine who's doing what -- and ...
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NTOP vs NFSEN, which one?

I want to monitor Cisco's newflows. Which one of these tools do you recommend?
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NTOP gives warnings on startup

I just installed ntop 1.4.4 and when I start it, it give me infinite warnings "packet truncated": ... RRD_DEBUG: umask 0066 RRD_DEBUG: DirPerms 0700 THREADMGMT: RRD: Started thread ...
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What are some decent competitors to ntop?

I've been trying to use ntop at my organization for a while and have had nothing but problems with it. The system I run it on is a fairly vanilla Redhat 5 system (Sun X4140) and ntop seems to run for ...
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ntop usage to monitor bandwidth

I'm attempting to monitor the bandwidth usage on our network. I've come across two products that seem to fulfil our needs. MRTG and nTop, however I'm unsure which to use. My work is a small company ...