In this post, i would like to share my review on Pktvisor which is an Open Source Tools that been used for network visibility. The main purpose of the tools is to summarize all the data that streams within the real-time situation and the tools produce a clean, time-windowed HTTP interface.

The output that produce by the tools will be something such as:

  • Packet rates like 50th, 95th and 99th percentiles
  • Protocol and IP version that been counted via the pacekets
  • Compile set of source IPs and DNS qnames
Image of CLI UI

Credit: Github Pktvisor

The screenshot above shows the output that will shown to the users which similar to whois information gathering method.

The user will need to key-in the command below to download and install the tools into the machine

git clone

For those who are not familiar with the command used in the tools, the user can type the command

pktvisord –help

Source: Github Pktvisor

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