Ntop

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Introduction

Ntop is a network traffic probe based on libcap, that offers RMON-like network traffic statistics accessible via a web browser.

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.