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Free ntop Alternatives

The best free alternative to ntop is Cacti, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to ntop and 19 is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to ntop are nload, iftop, vnStat and NIXStats.

ntop alternatives are mainly Network Monitors but may also be Uptime Monitor Services or Website Monitors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of ntop.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux

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  1. Cacti icon

    Cacti

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Cacti is a complete frontend to RRDTool, it stores all of the necessary information to create graphs and populate them with data in a MySQL database. The frontend is completely PHP driven.

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  2. nload

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Solaris

    nload is a console application which monitors network traffic and bandwidth usage in real time. It visualizes the in- and outgoing traffic using two graphs and provides additional info like total amount of transfered data and min/max network usage.

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    it's simple and runs in terminal

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    iftop

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    iftop does for network usage what top(1) does for CPU usage. It listens to network traffic on a named interface and displays a table of current bandwidth usage by pairs of hosts. Handy for answering the question "why is our ADSL link so slow?".

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  4. vnStat

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    vnStat is a console-based network traffic monitor for Linux and BSD that keeps a log of network traffic for the selected interface(s). It uses the network interface statistics provided by the kernel as information source.

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  5. SaaS monitoring tool for linux servers and websites. Think up-time robot but with more features. You can monitor your linux hosts, windows hosts under development.

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  6. A minimalistic server monitoring platform designed for humans. Monitor your linux servers and get insights on availability and performance.

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  7. IPtraf-ng

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    iptraf-ng is a fork of original iptraf-3.0.0. IPTraf-ng is a console-based network monitoring utility.

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  8. wavemon is a wireless device monitoring application that allows you to watch signal and noise levels, packet statistics, device configuration and network parameters of your wireless network hardware.

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    ntopng

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    ntopng is the next generation version of the original ntop, a network traffic probe that monitors network usage. ntopng is based on libpcap and it has been written in a portable way in order to virtually run on every Unix platform, MacOSX and on Windows as well.

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  10. trafshow

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    TrafShow continuously display the information regarding packet traffic on the configured network interface that match the boolean expression. It periodically sorts and updates this information.

    Discontinued

    Official website and app unavailable.

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