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Re: [Openvpn-users] OpenVPN and NTOP monitoring

  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] OpenVPN and NTOP monitoring
  • From: "Jose Manuel" <correojose@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2007 11:40:29 +0200

in ovpnserver.log  the client traffic is monitoring

"Common Name,Real Address,Bytes Received,Bytes Sent,Connected Since"

2007/9/19, Leonardo Rodrigues Magalhães <leolistas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> James Tan escreveu:
> > Hi Everyone,
> >
> > am interested in  the 'OpenVPN gateway' being able to monitor traffic
> > of the individual tunnels created. The one I am having is only able to
> > capture the overall interface of the gateway but not the individual
> > tunneled clients.
>     If you're using OpenVPN in TLS mode, generating client certificates
> and stuff, so there's no individual tunnels !!! Please note ntop sees
> network interfaces, not individual connections on interfaces.
>     Altough we know there's some 'individual tunneled clients' coming on
> tun0/tap0, ntop and probably all other network monitoring softwares will
> see only the overal traffic.
>     I dont use ntop for a long time, i cant confirm it capable of this
> .... but if your monitoring software allows you to have some filters
> applied on interfaces, you can create a filter to monitor a single IP of
> a tunneled client and, thus, have ntop monitoring that single client
> instance.
>     Anyway, i dont think you'll be able to have 'automatically'
> individual tunnels monitored with details, just like ntop does, in a
> easy way.
> --
> 	Atenciosamente / Sincerily,
> 	Leonardo Rodrigues
> 	Solutti Tecnologia______________________
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