Unknown traffic reported as FTP

Bug #1065236 reported by Captain Chaos on 2012-10-10
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Bug Description

The version of ntop provided with Ubuntu reports certain unknown traffic as "FTP", which is not very useful and renders the statistics it generates for my server (which has no FTP traffic, yet the bulk of the traffic is reported as "FTP" by ntop) pretty much useless.

According to this post this is a known problem which is fixed in the latest release:

http://listgateway.unipi.it/pipermail/ntop/2012-February/016709.html

In addition, when you open the web interface of the version of ntop provided with Ubuntu, it says "Version: a minimally supported but OLDER version - please upgrade" at the bottom of the page.

Could the version of ntop included with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS please be upgraded to the latest version (5.0.1)?

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: ntop 3:4.1.0+dfsg1-1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-31.50-generic 3.2.28
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-31-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu13
Architecture: amd64
Date: Wed Oct 10 22:19:22 2012
SourcePackage: ntop
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Captain Chaos (launchpad-chaos) wrote :
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