How To Install Ntopng.
ntopng is an Open Source Tool to monitor the network. It is a security network monitoring tool, also monitors web activities passively. It is also used for packet capturing, Traffic Recording, and Network Probing. A huge number of companies like Google, HP, Cisco, IBM, and many more uses ntop. It acts as a central network monitoring console. Packet capturing capacity of ntop is 10 Gbit. It supports major OS including Unix, Windows, and macOS X.
Easy to manage
Multiple kinds of analysis possible using filters
Supports third-party plugins
Easy to use WebUI
Step 1: Enter in root user and run these commands:
Step 2: Now, We will add the repository which contains the ntopng program
Step 3: Next, we have to install the package
To check whether it is installed or not:
systemctl is a command used to check installed services in linux.
To start it, use the command
To view the configuration file,
To choose the port use “–http-port” or “-w” option as
Other options are also there like
These are used to set the maximum number of flows and hosts respectively.
To run ntopng as daemon use option in config file “-e|–daemon” as
Or use the below command
Running and Testing ntopng:
To run ntopng or to start the ntopng
This will run ntopng and view it use the URL in your browser
Enter the username as admin and password as admin, then you can view the ntopng
Here you can see we choose the http-port = 3000, and it is running on that port.