Network flow monitoring
In addition to comprehensive network monitoring, the Checkmk Enterprise Edition starting from version 2.0 optionally supports monitoring of network flows. Checkmk is able to integrate network flow data provided by ntop and allows you to get an even more detailed monitoring of your network. You can analyse your network traffic in-depth without having to leave the Checkmk interface.
By analyzing flow data, you can learn which hosts, applications, or protocols are communicating with each other. This allows you to break down network usage per host, destination address, protocol, or application to see what the top talkers and top listeners are on your network. In addition, network flow monitoring helps you detect bottlenecks or anomalies in your network infrastructure.
With Checkmk you have all the data in your Checkmk main dashboard. Checkmk gets all the information from ntop. Furthermore, you can view all flow information and analyze all flow-specific alarms via the alert dashboard. In addition, the flow data provides you with supplementary information on each host, such as traffic packets, ports, peers and applications.
Learn all about network flow monitoring with Checkmk.