FastNetMon Advanced Install guide

Order license

Please request trial license before starting install process here: order trial

Cloud deployment option

In addition to on-premise install, you can easily deploy FastNetMon using single click install on Digital Ocean or Google Compute Engine. Also, we offer VM images and container friendly shipping options: Docker.

System requirements

Server requirements:

  • Physical server or virtual machine (Xen, KVM, VMware, Google Cloud Compute, Amazon AWZ, Microsoft Azure)
  • Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS or 18.04 (recommended) LTS (x86_64)

Hardware requirements:

  • Memory 4Gb or more
  • 2 physical CPU (SSE 4.2 recommended) cores or more
  • 50 GB of hard drive space or more (SSD recommended)

And you need to have good network connectivity to following hosts:

  • license.fastnetmon.com
  • repo.fastnetmon.com
  • install.fastnetmon.com

If you use grey/non globally routable IP addresses, please keep your external IP address persistent.

If you are interested in traffic capture from the mirrored port we have additional hardware requirements:

  • High performance network card (Intel based I350 or X-520/82599 chipset recommended)
  • 2 additional CPU cores for 1GE port and 4 cores for 10GE port
  • 1 additional 1GE interface for management purposes

Install steps

Please prepare freshly installed physical server or virtual machine. Then please login with ssh and run following commands:

In case of success installer will print: “Install successfully completed”. During this process FastNetMon will assign license to your hardware, please carefully review licensing server guide to understand licensing process better.

Next steps

For initial configuration of FastNetMon for your network please read FastNetMon quick start after this guide. If you want to enable visual traffic dashboards you will need few additional steps FastNetMon Visual Traffic.