Network management software with high detailed traffic report

LaDerrick H. nanog at lacutt.com
Fri Nov 26 09:31:26 CST 2010


On Fri, Nov 26, 2010 at 07:06:26AM +0000, Dobbins, Roland wrote:
> 
> On Nov 26, 2010, at 1:36 PM, Sergey Voropaev wrote:
> 
> >  Our task - is to find such applications and report to management and developers a problem. Also if we'll be aware about it we could configure
> > QoS.
> 
> One place to start would be an open-source NetFlow collector/analyzer like nfdump/nfsen:
> 
> <http://nfdump.sourceforge.net/>
> 
> <http://nfsen.sourceforge.net/>

I use these tools with great success and can recommend them for a quick,
easy setup and trouble free operation.  Combined with a few Linux based
internal gateways using fprobe-ulog (http://fprobe.sourceforge.net/) and
you can get a good picture of what's happening on your network.

This page may provide some guidance:
http://mithrandi.net/blog/2010/03/netflow-traffic-monitoring-on-debian-lenny/


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LaDerrick




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