Installation & Configuration
- Ntop is available in the Extra repository:
# pacman -S ntop
- During the first run of ntop, you must set the admin password:
- Next, look at /etc/conf.d/ntop for configure the network interface, what you want to use.
- 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.
- The configuration file is located at /etc/conf.d/ntop
Tips & Tricks
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 (default = admin) and password.
**ERROR** RRD: Disabled - unable to create base directory (err 13, /var/lib/ntop/rrd)
Directory may not exist. Create it and make sure it belongs to user nobody
Please enable make sure that the ntop html/ directory is properly installed
If you receive this warning while trying to access the web interface, edit /etc/conf.d/ntop to include your IP and restart the daemon. For example:
NTOP_ARGS="-i eth0 -w 127.0.0.1:3000"
This is the IP you will use to access the web interface.