What’s New

See https://github.com/ntop/nProbe/blob/master/CHANGELOG.md for changelog.

Releases up to 7.4 (June 2016)

  • Full IPFIX support: PEN (Private Enterprise Numbers) and Variable length encoding.
  • Ability to natively dump flows in FastBit format that allows to outperform relational and raw flow-based collectors.
  • Ability to collect sFlow flows and turn them into flows (v5/v9/IPFIX).
  • Collection of Cisco ASA flows and conversion in ‘standard’ flows.
  • New design for better performance and exploitation of multicore architectures.
  • Support of tunneled (including GRE, PPP and GTP) traffic and ability to export in flows inner/outer envelope/packet information.
  • HTTP and MySQL protocol analysis: ability to generate logs of web and mysql activities in addition to flow export.
  • BGP Plugin for establishing a BGP session with a router and generate flows with AS and AS path information.
  • ElasticSearch flow export
  • Kafka brokers flow export

Release 6.15 (January 2014)

  • Updated nProbe with 6.15 features.

Release 5.0 (February 2008)

  • Updated nBox firmware
  • Updated nProbe with latest features.
  • Updated ntop with latest 3.3.X version.

Release 4.0 (July 2007)

  • Updated nBox with latest 2.6 kernel series image
  • Updated nProbe with 4.9 version coverage.

Release 3.9 (April 2005)

  • Updated nBox section

Release 3.0.1 (February 2004)

  • Updated nBox section

Release 3.0 (January 2004)

  • Added nProbe 3.0 coverage

Release 2.2 (October 2003)

  • Added nBox coverage

Release 2.1 (June 2003)

  • Added nFlow support

Release 2.0.1 (February 2003)

  • Added the ability to save flows on disk (-P flag)

Release 2.0 (January 2003)

  • Added the ability to select multiple NetFlow collectors.
  • Added --p flag for ignoring TCP/UDP ports.
  • Added --e flag for slowing down flow export speed.
  • Added --u flag for identifying input NetFlow devices into emitted flows.
  • Added --z flag for preventing nProbe from emitting tiny flows.
  • Added --a flag for selecting the way flows are exported to several collectors (if defined).
  • Added the ability to control an LCD display where the probe can report traffic statistics.
  • Enhanced TCP flags support in exported flows.

Release 1.3 (July 2002)

  • First public release.