• ntopng High-speed web-based traffic analysis.

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Packet Capture

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.

Traffic Recording

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.

Network Probe

nProbe: NetFlow v5/v9/IPFIX probe for analysing Gbit networks at full speed. Distribute network probes on the network, sending traffic information towards a central traffic analysis console such as ntopng.

Traffic Analysis

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.
  • News @ ntop: Github, Mobile-Aware web site, IPv6, Travis

    Even though these might look like cosmetic changes, we are committed to create better software to serve our community. In the past couple of weeks: We have migrated the server to a new site that is now IPv4 and IPv6. You … Continue reading

  • Do you want to work for ntop?

    As ntop software is increasing in popularity, we need help for supporting our users and working at new developments. Therefore we are looking for someone to join our development time, help us, and assist the user community.   Job Description … Continue reading

  • PF_RING Deep Dive: Interview with Ivan Pepelnjak

    In late March, Ivan Pepelnjak interviewed me on Software Gone Wild about ntop and ntopng, and in a second interview about PF_RING. The main topic of the second interview have been: What is the difference between PF_RING and the Linux built-in packet capturing … Continue reading

  • PF_RING 6.0.3 Just Released

    Today we have released PF_RING 6.0.3,  a maintenance release that includes many fixes and small changes. The release changelog is listed below. PF_RING Library New pfring_open() flag PF_RING_USERSPACE_BPF to force userspace BPF instead of in-kernel BPF with standard drivers New … Continue reading

  • ntopng Deep Dive: Interview with Ivan Pepelnjak

    Last month Ivan Pepelnjak interviewed me on Software Gone Wild about ntop and ntopng. The main topic of the interview were: How it all started and why did Luca decide to start the ntop (and PF_RING) project? What is ntopng … Continue reading

  • Using ntopng (pre) 2.0 on a Ubiquity EdgeRouter

    As the release of ntopng 2.0 is around the corner (we are fixing the last bugs, polishing the GUI and writing some documentation), we want to show how to turn a cheap device such as the Ubiquity EdgeRouter into a traffic … Continue reading

  • Moving towards ntopng 2.0

    As you know, our plan is to release ntopng 2.0 later this spring. While we are still coding the last missing features, we have start packaging the tool so that you can start testing it. We have decided to create … Continue reading

  • How to Enforce Layer-7 Traffic Policies Using ntopng

    ntopng has been traditionally used to passively monitoring network traffic. However as years ago  IDS (Intrusion Detection System) became mature products and eventually became IPS (Intrusion Prevention System), it was time to add inline traffic capabilities in ntopng. This post … Continue reading

  • Come to see the new ntopng at CeBIT 2015

    As you might have noticed, we are busy working at ntopng. We will soon publish a blog post where we summarise the current activities and what is still missing before the next version of ntopng will be released. However we … Continue reading

  • ntop 2015 Roadmap

    Like every year, we have made a short-term plan for the first half 2015. As we are a research-oriented company, we plan to tackle open issues or provide better answer to existing ones. This is our short list of activities we are … Continue reading