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Netify Agent

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Network Intelligence - Simplified

The Netify Agent is a deep-packet inspection server. The Agent is built on top of nDPI (formerly OpenDPI) to detect network protocols and applications. Detections can be saved locally, served over a UNIX or TCP socket, and/or “pushed” (via HTTP POSTs) to a remote third-party server. Flow metadata, network statistics, and detection classifications are stored using JSON encoding.

Optionally, the Netify Agent can be coupled with a Netify Cloud subscription for further cloud processing, historical storage, machine-learning analysis, event notifications, device detection/identification, along with the option (on supported platforms) to take an active role in policing/bandwidth-shaping specific network protocols and applications.

Download Packages

Supported platforms with installation instructions can be found here.

Alternatively, binary packages are available for the following OS distributions (manual install):

Runtime Requirements

  • [Linux] Ensure that the nfnetlink and nf_conntrack_netlink kernel modules are loaded if NAT detection is enabled.

Download Source

When cloning the source tree, ensure you use --recursive to include all sub-modules.

Build Requirements

Netify requires the following third-party packages:

  • libcurl
  • libpcap
  • zlib
  • [Linux] libmnl
  • [Linux] libnetfilter-conntrack


  • google-perftools/gperftools/libtcmalloc (will use bundled version when not available)

Configuring/Building From Source

Read the appropriate documentation in the doc directory, prefixed with: BUILD-*

Generally the process is:


Online Documentation

Further user and developer documentation can be found here.


This software is licenced under the GPLv3:

Copyright (C) 2015-2020 eGloo Incorporated

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.