24.03.2017

Compare Community and Advanced editions

In this page we could review key differences FastNetMon Advanced and Community editions.

FastNetMon Community provides restricted number of capabilities and could be considered only as framework for building more complicated solutions.

FastNetMon Advanced was developed with main goal to make completely independent and hassle-free solution for business customers.

DDoS detection options

Feature nameCommunity editionAdvanced edition
Volumetric DDoS detectionYesYes
Amplification attack detectionYesYes
Very fast detectionYesYes
Ability to block host under attackYesYes
Arbitrary attack detectionNoYes
Ability to block only malicious trafficNoYes
Ability to whitelist remote hostsNoYes
Custom thresholds for different networksNoYes
Attack samples in pcap for mirrorYesYes
Attack samples in pcap for sFlowNoYes

Traffic capture support

Feature nameCommunity editionAdvanced edition
IPv6 supportNoYes
sFlow v5 supportYesYes
Enhanced sFlow v5 supportNoYes
Netflow v5 supportYesYes
Netflow v9 supportYesYes
IPFIX supportYesYes
Netflow / IPFIX template cacheNoYes
Sampled Netflow v9 supportNoYes
Optimized mirror capture / SPANNoYes
Very optimized sFlow v5 agentNoYes
1GE mirror capture supportYesYes
10 GE mirror captureNoYes
40 GE mirror captureNoYes

Attack mitigation / notification options

Feature nameCommunity editionAdvanced edition
Native BGP supportNoYes
Native BGP Flow Spec / RFC 5575NoYes
SMTP notificationNoYes
Call script when attack arrivesYesYes
Call web hook when attack arrivesNoYes
Persistent packet storageNoYes

Attack information

Feature nameCommunity editionAdvanced edition
Graphite supportYesYes
Native InfluxDB supportNoYes
Grafana dashboards supportNoYes

Deployment options

Feature nameCommunity editionAdvanced edition
Automatic install toolNoYes
APINoYes
Configuration databaseNoYes
CLI configuration toolNoYes
Binary .deb packagesNoYes

Vendor compatibility

Feature nameCommunity editionAdvanced edition
CiscoYesYes
JuniperYesYes
BrocadeYesYes
ExtremeYesYes
HuaweiYesYes
AlcatelYesYes
DellYesYes
HPYesYes
D-LinkYesYes
VyOSYesYes
Allied TelesisYesYes
MikrotikYesYes
A-10 NetworksYesYes
RadwareYesYes