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Looking for a free and/or Open Source NetFlow v9 monitoring solution

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Hello everyone. I recently received my Ubiquiti EdgeRouter Lite, and I love it. Low power, silent, maxes by bandwidth, great firewall and DNAT/SNAT rules, routing, QOS, and VPN. Everything I need, except for historical bandwidth monitoring. It does real time/current TX and RX reporting, which is great, but I like to see my bandwidth on a hourly, weekly, and monthly basis. The EdgeRouter Lite does support sFlow and NetFlow, and I have heard that NetFlow will provide data better than sFlow. It supports NetFlow v9, which is what I am wanting to use, but I am new to setting it up and using it.

I currently have PRTG in place (free version with 10 sensors), and NetFlow data is being received from my ERL. However, my ERL is reporting 5Mbps TX on my WAN interface (running online backups right now) but PRTG is only reporting 102Kbps, which is obviously way wrong. I'm looking for an alternate free solution, and asking for suggestions. Should I be looking at sFlow as well or is NetFlow superior to that?

Thanks!
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Just to follow up, even though there wasn't much interest...I decided to go with OpenNMS for SNMP monitoring (overall bandwidth) and the free version of Scrutinizer for NetFlow statistics, showing L7 application data.
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