Install NTOP on Debian and Configure to Use NetFlow on Mikrotik RouterOS

Ntop is a network monitoring tool similar to Unix top, which shows network traffic usage. It can act as a NetFlow collector for flows generated by routers such as Cisco or Mikrotik. NetFlow is an industry standard for flow-based traffic monitoring.

We will install and configure Ntop to collect flows generated by Mikrotik router. Note that Ntop isn’t the same software as NtopNG.

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