FlowCollector was considering than before, as the IP address management system, the introduction of Pandora FMS.
Pandora FMS is widely known along with, such as ZABBIX as integrated monitoring system of open source.
In addition, there is also a support of as Enterprise Edition, has been adopted by such Rakuten and BIGLOBE.
Rakuten: Japanese big web service company
BIGLOBE: Japanese Internet Service Provider
In terms of the use of the system study
Upon system adopted, it is discussed in the following viewpoints.
|Open Source||Decrease cost and easy to maintain|
|OS Linux(CentOS)||Decrease cost. Win is required License|
|Web UI||Anyone can easily use a client unnecessary|
|Japanese correspondence||A high hurdle of it's English members deployed|
|NetFlow/sFlow||Support device can't use NetFlow|
Why Pandora FMS?
Although the integrated monitoring system and IP address management system, which is also commonly used in other large, are feeling the superiority in Pandora FMS at a point as follows, respectively.
Although there is a place you want to make a detailed comparison, these systems UX (User eXperience) is important, important to try out for the time being.
|ZABBIX||Integrated monitoring||NOT support NetFlow|
|Hinemos||Integrated monitoring||NOT support NetFlow, Dedicated app|
|ManageEngine||Integrated monitoring||NOT OSS, Pay|
|Paessler PRTG||Integrated monitoring||NOT OSS, Free but Win|
|nProbe||FlowCollector||ntopng is OSS, but nProbe (NetFlow) needs pay license|
|flow-tools||FlowCollector||Poor Japanese information|
|phpIPAM||IP address management||GOOD, but can be included in Pandora FMS|
|RackTables||IP address management||Difficult to use|
It was decided to adopt a Pandora FMS in comparison, such as the above.
I think that going to promote the network traffic analysis and IP address management continue to install.