FastNetMon

FastNetMon is a very high performance DDoS detector built on top of multiple packet capture engines: NetFlow, IPFIX, sFlow and SPAN/port mirror. FastNetMon can detect malicious traffic in your network and immediately block it with BGP blackhole or BGP flow spec rules. FastNetMon has solid support for all top network vendors and has unlimited scalability due to flexible design. You could integrate FastNetMon into any existing network without any changes and additional hardware!

With clear simple monthly pricing, you can trial FastNetMon for one month completely free.

Software Included

Package Version License
fastnetmon 2.0.x Commercial
grafana 6.2.1 Apache 2
influxdb 1.7.4 MIT
clickhouse-server 19.4.3.11 Apache 2
MongoDB 3.6 SSPL

Creating an App using the Control Panel

Click this button to create a Droplet based on this 1-Click App. If you aren’t logged in, this link will prompt you to log in with your DigitalOcean account.

Deploy to DO

Creating an App using the API

In addition to creating a Droplet from the FastNetMon 1-Click App using the control panel, you can also use the DigitalOcean API. As an example, to create a 4GB FastNetMon Droplet in the SFO2 region, you can use the following curl command. You need to either save your API access token) to an environment variable or substitute it in the command below.

curl -X POST -H 'Content-Type: application/json' \
         -H 'Authorization: Bearer '$TOKEN'' -d \
        '{"name":"choose_a_name","region":"sfo2","size":"s-2vcpu-4gb","image": "fastnetmon-18-04"}' \
        "https://api.digitalocean.com/v2/droplets"

Getting Started After Deploying FastNetMon

FastNetMon configuration process

  • Create a FastNetMon Droplet right from Digital Ocean Marketplace.
  • Fill form at and check your email in a few minutes. You will receive activation coupon for 1 month trial license
  • Login into Digital Ocean VM with ssh and run following command:
 sudo /root/installer -activate\_coupon -activation\_coupon [coupon\_code]
  • After license activation, please restart FastNetMon:
sudo fcli commit
  • Check license status:
sudo fcli show license
  • To enable Grafana Web UI for metrics you have to generate passwords for it:
sudo /root/installer -reset\_visual\_passwords

it will print login and password required for Grafana to access metrics and traffic persistency database