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Software flow-based network monitor

'softflowd' is a software flow-based network monitor. It tracks network traffic flows and report aggregate statistics as well as (optionally) export Cisco Netflow compatible datagrams. It can listen on a promiscuous network interface or read store pcap capture files, and includes a sophisticated control interface. It is designed for minimal CPU load on busy networks.


Download version 0.9.9 (stable)
released on 13 February 2012


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License:BSD 2ClauseJanet Casey30 September 2004

Leaders and contributors

Damien Miller Maintainer

Resources and communication

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DeveloperVCS Repository Webview
Bug TrackingHomepage

Software prerequisites

Required to buildlibpcap

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 14 January 2017.


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