pmacct is a small set of multi-purpose passive network monitoring tools [NetFlow IPFIX sFlow libpcap BGP BMP IGP streaming telemetry].
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Latest commit 7ab9c7d Feb 25, 2017 @paololucente paololucente * Bumped build number

Build Status


  • Online:

  • Distribution tarball:

    • ChangeLog: History of features version by version
    • CONFIG-KEYS: Available configuration directives explained
    • QUICKSTART: Examples, command-lines, quickstart guides
    • FAQS: FAQ document
    • INSTALL: basic installation guide
    • docs/: Miscellaneous internals, UNIX signals, SQL triggers documents
    • examples/: Sample pmacct and 3rd party tools configurations; sample maps
    • sql/: SQL documentation, default SQL schemas and customization tips


  • Build GitHub code:
    • git clone
    • cd pmacct
    • ./ [pkg-config, libtool, autoconf, automake and bash packages required]
    • ./configure [check-out available configure knobs via ./configure --help]
    • make
    • make install [with super-user permission]