[Ubuntu-BD] help needed to use ntop

Shahriar Tariq shahriar at linux.org.bd
Mon Aug 10 10:57:25 BST 2009

On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 4:19 PM, Shahriar Tariq <shahriar at linux.org.bd>wrote:

> in all these tutorials they actually tells me when I start ntop for the
> first time it will ask me for username and password. however whenever I'm
> trying to start it in my system I'm getting following problem...
> http://ubuntu-bd.pastebin.com/m16f6c68f
> any ideas???


@RJ tried sudo ntop similar problem...

got the solution as followed:

first install ntop

sudo apt-get install ntop

set my password
sudo /usr/sbin/ntop -A

and restart using
sudo /etc/init.d/ntop restart

checked whether working
netstat -tulpn | grep :3000

worked for me now I can access via

now last thing is how to interpret these graphs into humanly understandable
form :P  all these data are too much for my simple network monitoring need I
guess :P

Thanking you

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