Wire-speed packet capture/transmission using commodity hardware with PF_RING. Zero-Copy packet distribution across threads, applications, Virtual Machines. Libpcap support for seamless integration with legacy applications.
10 Gbit and above lossless network traffic recording with n2disk. Industry standard PCAP file format. On-the-fly indexing to quickly retrieve interesting packets using fast-BPF and time interval. Precise traffic replay with disk2n.
nProbe: extensible NetFlow v5/v9/IPFIX probe with plugins support for L7 content inspection. nProbe Cento: up to 100 Gbit NetFlow, traffic classification, and packet shunting for IDS/packet-to-disk acceleration.
High-speed web-based traffic analysis and flow collection using ntopng. Persistent traffic statistics in RRD format. Layer 7 analysis by leveraging on nDPI, an Open Source DPI framework.
In the first part of this series of articles, we focused on monitoring ISPs and MSP traffic. Today we analyse network traffic in SMEs and home networks. The typical network layout of a home or a small business is depicted … Continue reading →
Sometimes traffic monitoring requires data deduplication as due to topology or hardware constraints there are some network traffic activities that are monitored by multiple devices, and others that are monitored only by a single device. This means that unless some … Continue reading →
ISPs have provided Internet access to customers for years and the only goal was to connect their users to the Internet. Managed Service Providers (MSP) and Managed Security Service Providers (MSSP) deliver network, services and infrastructure on customer premises and … Continue reading →
ntopng was initially designed as a tool for realtime network traffic monitoring. The idea was to create a DPI-based tool able to report traffic statistics. Overtime we have added the ability to implement active monitoring checks, SNMP, and various other … Continue reading →
This is to announce a new PF_RING release 8.0. This new stable version includes enhancements for improving application performances, by adding support for batch processing also in the standard API (it was already available in the ZC API), and consolidates … Continue reading →
One of the newest features of nDPI 4 is the ability to identify flow risks. Unfortunately sometimes you need to add exceptions as some of those risks, while correct, need to be ignored. Examples include: An old device that is … Continue reading →
Introduction Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? (Juvenal). In other words: who will guard the guards themselves? If you use ntopng to monitor your network, you also need to make sure ntopng is monitored as in case of failure, ntopng will not … Continue reading →
This is to announce the release of nProbe 9.6 whose main features include: Support of IPS (Intrusion Prevention System) mode. Added support of high-capacity ClickHouse database enabling nProbe to dump ~125k Fps to database. Implemented the concept of Observation Point … Continue reading →
This is to announce a new release of the ntop’s 100 Gbit probe, nProbe Cento 1.14. In this version we have integrated the latest features from nDPI, the ntop’s Deep-Packet-Inspection engine, that is now 2.5x faster than the previous version. … Continue reading →
This is to announce nDPI 4.0. With this new stable release we have extended the scope of nDPI that was originally conceived as a toolkit for detecting application protocols. nDPI is now a modern library for packet processing that in … Continue reading →