SniPCAP is improved and now streaming!
As it was mentioned in the first article, SniPCAP had a lot of room to improve on. The following lists the basic functionalities of SniPCAP:
- audit information
- monitor bandwidth usage
- diagnose problems or bottlenecks in the network
- discover devices on the network
- detect network intrusion through packet analysis
- convert network traffic into a user readable format
- log traffic
The previous version of SniPCAP was only a minimum product that temporarily captured a small amount of data; increased scalability and better usability was a necessity (more details on the first part of this project could be found here). This article shows the development of a more scalable product on the NetBurner Module.