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==Installation & Configuration==
 
==Installation & Configuration==
*Ntop is available in the Extra repository
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*Ntop is available in the Extra repository:
 
  # pacman -S ntop
 
  # pacman -S ntop
*Before running ntop, you must set the admin password while logged in as root (or via sudo)
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*Before running ntop, you must set the admin password while logged in as root (or via sudo):
 
  # ntop --set-admin-password=''password''
 
  # ntop --set-admin-password=''password''
 
*Next, start the ntop service:
 
*Next, start the ntop service:
 
  # /etc/rc.d/ntop start
 
  # /etc/rc.d/ntop start
*Also, if preferred, add ntop to DAEMONS list in /etc/rc.conf to start process automatically at boot
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*Also, if preferred, add ntop to DAEMONS list in /etc/rc.conf to start process automatically at boot.
  
 
==Access ntop web interface==
 
==Access ntop web interface==
 
*To access ntop's web interface, enter http://127.0.0.1:3000/ into your web browser.  To make changes to the server, you will need to enter your username (admin) and password.
 
*To access ntop's web interface, enter http://127.0.0.1:3000/ into your web browser.  To make changes to the server, you will need to enter your username (admin) and password.

Revision as of 00:33, 9 August 2009

Introduction

Ntop is a network traffic probe based on libcap, that offers RMON-like network traffic statistics accessible via a web browser. See ntop.org for an overview.

Installation & Configuration

  • Ntop is available in the Extra repository:
# pacman -S ntop
  • Before running ntop, you must set the admin password while logged in as root (or via sudo):
# ntop --set-admin-password=password
  • Next, start the ntop service:
# /etc/rc.d/ntop start
  • Also, if preferred, add ntop to DAEMONS list in /etc/rc.conf to start process automatically at boot.

Access ntop web interface

  • To access ntop's web interface, enter http://127.0.0.1:3000/ into your web browser. To make changes to the server, you will need to enter your username (admin) and password.