[Ntop] Ntop box is consuming a lot of bandwidth
elgabalawy.edrees at gmail.com
Sun Sep 23 17:46:47 CEST 2007
it has been soleved man ; thanks for you. it was a switch problem and as
soon i changed the switch and put everything as per docs.
it goes fine
On 9/13/07, Craig Humphrey <Craig.Humphrey at chapmantripp.com> wrote:
> Hi Michael,
> I'm just taking a stab in the dark here since you haven't given any
> details about your setup...
> I'd guess that you've got ntop running on a linux box, possibly in
> promiscuous mode, plugged into a switch.
> And because you're monitoring it, via it's web interface, from another PC,
> you're generating traffic to/from the web interface port.
> And because the ntop machine is plugged into a switch, it only ever see's
> it's own traffic (arp/broadcast excepting).
> It sounds like you need set the switch on the port to be spanning the ones
> you actually want to monitor, or put ntop inline, or learn about netflow
> type feeds.
> Hopefully that gives you some starting points...
> And if you're still stuck, try reading some of the documentation... you'd
> be surprised how helpful it is.
> *From:* ntop-bounces at unipi.it [mailto:ntop-bounces at unipi.it] *On Behalf Of
> *El-Gabalawy Edrees
> *Sent:* Thursday, September 13, 2007 11:15 AM
> *To:* ntop at listgateway.unipi.it
> *Subject:* [Ntop] Ntop box is consuming a lot of bandwidth
> Good Day everybody;
> i have successfully installed ntop ; but actually when checking for which
> host is consuming more BW i see that the machine where NTOP is installed is
> the most machine have larg number of Bytes consumed through the network ; i
> have disabled IPv6 on the linux box and also restricting some services to
> come up .
> when issuing the command "netstat" on NTOP linux box i see most connx are
> on the port where the NTOP Web-server.
> can anyone help plz as i want to have clear figure is that normal or ..?
> -- Michael Edrees
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