Fedora 16 Update: ntop-4.1.0-1.fc16

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Fedora Update Notification
2011-11-25 01:32:54

Name        : ntop
Product     : Fedora 16
Version     : 4.1.0
Release     : 1.fc16
URL         : http://www.ntop.org
Summary     : A network traffic probe similar to the UNIX top command
Description :
ntop is a network traffic probe that shows the network usage, similar to what
the popular top Unix command does. ntop is based on libpcap and it has been
written in a portable way in order to virtually run on every Unix platform and
on Win32 as well.

ntop users can use a a web browser (e.g. netscape) to navigate through ntop
(that acts as a web server) traffic information and get a dump of the network
status. In the latter case, ntop can be seen as a simple RMON-like agent with
an embedded web interface. The use of:

    * a web interface
    * limited configuration and administration via the web interface
    * reduced CPU and memory usage (they vary according to network size and

make ntop easy to use and suitable for monitoring various kind of networks.

ntop should be manually started the first time so that the administrator
password can be selected.

Update Information:

Update to latest upstream release:

Changes for 4.1:

Legacy code and protocols were removed. Support was added for modern "protocols" such as Facebook and Twitter. Memory usage was reduced. Application stability was increased

Changes for 4.0:

A partially rewritten ntop processing engine to address reliability and performance. Several bugs and stability issues have been fixed. Better support for IPFIX and NetFlow v9, as well as ntop PEN (Private Enterprise Number). Support for Cisco ASA firewalls. ntop engine scriptability via the Python programming language. An RRDalarm plugin for generating alerts based on thresholds. Improved Google maps integration. Enhanced sFlow support. Iphone support. Documentation improvements


* Wed Nov 23 2011 Sven Lankes <sven at lank.es> - 4.1.0-1
- update to latest upstream release (rhbz #652868)
- rebuild to not include debug info (rhbz #713613)
- fix file permissions for graphviz output to work (rhbz #696607)
- use correct path to graphviz dot tool
- update ntop.conf to allow the service to start (rhbz #652868)

  [ 1 ] Bug #652868 - Update ntop to latest 4.x
  [ 2 ] Bug #713613 - Unable to install ntop on F15 i686
  [ 3 ] Bug #696607 - ntop does not create or find networkMap.html

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update ntop' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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