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Tool and Usage

Project details
Programming languageC++
AuthorLuca Deri
Latest release4.2 []

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The ntopng replaced the older ntop utility. It now focuses on high-speed traffic analysis and flow collection. Typically this is useful for analysis of network traffic and troubleshooting of overused network links.

Usage and audience

ntopng is commonly used for network analysis or troubleshooting. Target users for this tool are system administrators.


  • Support for IPv6
  • Support for SNMP

Tool review and remarks

The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:


  • + The source code of this software is available

Author and Maintainers

Ntopng is under development by Luca Deri.


Supported operating systems

Ntopng is known to work on Linux.

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