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NTopng - Unable to start HTTP server on port 3000 - Can't login to web gui

I can access NTop via IP:3000 though the default login/pass doesn't go anywhere, just a refresh. And when running "ntopng -v -G /var/run/ntopng.pid -i 1 -s" I get: [HTTPserver.cpp:350] HTTPS ...
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ntop doesn't start - open of /var/lib/ntop/prefsCache.db failed: Can't be writer

I've installed ntop on centos 5.9 using yum. But it doesn't start. I'm getting this error: Wed Mar 20 10:22:44 2013 **ERROR** ....open of /var/lib/ntop/prefsCache.db failed: Can't be writer Wed Mar ...
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Undertstanding NTOP Mail_POP bandwidth data

I'm having some trouble understanding the output of Ntop. I'm receiving high bandwidth warnings for one my (debian) servers from my network provider. Because the server runs only a few low traffic ...
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why the dns related traffic is so huge, is my server being hacked?

I have a vps, and have several site on it, usually these sites are rarely being visited except myself, thus i am shocked by one fact that is i visit the vps provider's portal and find i have used a ...
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network gateway can't see traffic for monitoring

I've just setup a new CentOS 6.4 machine to act as a default gateway for the LAN at head office. It's primary task is simply to route traffic to the appropriate place, ie VPN servers or the firewall ...
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ntop not reporting on all interfaces

I'm trying to setup ntop on our machine to see which traffic per IP address on our machine, our machines usually have a /28 allocation and this is configured correctly within CetnOS however ntop is ...
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Is ntop's sflow support equivalent to netflow?

I've seen conflicting information from various dates and I'm having trouble determining if ntop supports sflow the same way it supports netflow or if it is somehow handicapped and not really worth ...
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Problems with getting both ingress and egress Netflow data

I have a Cisco 6500 switch that I want to capture all vlan8 traffic incoming and outgoing. I talked with my networking group and they set me up with the following commands. (May not be exact commands ...
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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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nfsen per IP bandwidth and protocol usage graphs

I've been trying to use nTop for the past week and I've gotten a little fed up with the fact that it loses all the data that it's stored after a reboot. Consequently, while looking for alternatives, ...
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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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nTop RRD file architecture

I have a gig of nTop RRD files and I would like to start graphing them with rrdtool (but not with nTop, since I'm hoping to do this with a separate backup of the database as workaround to the ...
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nTop Graphing Scripts

I would like to graph the RRD files that nTop creates, but I don't want to re-invent the wheel. What I Know There is an API for nTop that involves python. I have read the details of it yet. I know ...
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ntop crashes at random times, how can I trace the cause?

I've recently installed ntop v3.3 on a Debian/Lenny server, which runs as a daemon with the web interface enabled. However, it randomly crashes and logs don't report anything... I've tried the ...
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ntop make install error

when i install ntop, both ./autogen.sh & make done, but in "make install" give this error: ln: `icmpPlugin.so': File exists make[2]: *** [icmpPlugin.so] Error 1 make[2]: Leaving directory ...
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ntop to analyse bandwidth usage on multiple ASA 5505

I have set up a netflow server at our data centre, which is connected via VPN to ~40 remote offices using Cisco ASA 5505. The aim is to analyse usage data and find out exactly how the remote ...
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SFP port mirror on 5548 - not working

For the sake of monitoring my internet connection I have set up a port mirror on my Dell powerconnect 5548 from the SFP port to a 1Gb port on the switch, connected to my monitoring interface. The SFP ...
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Alternative to Ntop on FreeBSD

ntop is a great tool for recording network throughput statistics for FreeBSD based firewalls. The statistics can be displayed as graphs using a web browser. Ntop, however, has the limitation that it ...
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When ntop is restarted the ntop counter gets reset and all stats are gone

I am using Ntop 3.3-13 to collect statistical data about network usage. When Ntop is restarted, all counters get reset and Ntop traffic stats page starts showing the output from the beginning. How ...
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ntop: Which HTTP downloads (URLs) caused the traffic?

My server causes too much traffic, so I have installed ntop to monitor it. On the Summary -> Traffic page in the Global TCP/UDP Protocol Distribution table I can see the traffic is periodically ...
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ntop and cacti: am I missing something?

I've used various commercial network monitoring products and have used ntop for a while for on-the-spot troubleshooting, but now I'd like to (hopefully) tie ntop's great real-time data with cacti's ...
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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 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 ...
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Problem installing ntop on FreeBSD 6.2

I'm following the instructions at http://www.ntop.org/download.html. At some point during the ./configure phase of the install, I get this error message: configure: error: Unable to find RRD at ...
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Ntop monitoring - Hosts visible with no SPAN/mirroring

I am attempting to use ntop to monitor traffic over a Cisco Catalyst switch. I was assuming that in order to see any of the traffic, I'd have to use monitor, as described here: ...
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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 ...