Linux router traffic monitoring, how? netflow?

Adrian Minta adrian.minta at
Fri Nov 14 19:08:42 UTC 2014

Softflowd is also nice, supports "Netflow versions 1, 5 and 9 and is 
fully IPv6-capable".
The package is included on ubuntu & debian.

On 14.11.2014 20:38, srn.nanog at wrote:
> fprobe is a linux-based netflow probe that uses libpcap (as does tcpdump) and is already in the
> ubuntu universe repository. There is an ipv4-only iptables based version too called fprobe-ulog.
> For collectors, it looks like the ones already available in ubuntu are nfcapd from nfdump and
> flow-capture from flow-tools. For analysis/alerts, cacti with the thold and flowview plugins might
> do the job.

Best regards,
Adrian Minta

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