Bandwidth/network monitoring tools

Baake, Matthias m.baake at porta.de
Tue Aug 16 09:49:27 CEST 2005


Hi,

i had the same problem like you now.
imho the bandwidth daemon (http://bandwidthd.sourceforge.net/) is a nice tool. it generates html output just give it a try.
maybe someone knows better tools.

/matthias

> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:netfilter-bounces at lists.netfilter.org]On Behalf Of Greg Cope
> Sent: Tuesday, August 16, 2005 9:44 AM
> To: netfilter at lists.netfilter.org
> Subject: Bandwidth/network monitoring tools
> 
> 
> Hi all,
> 
> Anyone got any suggestions for monitoring network usage by 
> hostclient/protocol?
> 
> I am occassionally involved with debugging why our internet bandwidth
> is "slow" - and I am sure I am not the only person who has been here
> and I assume there are some simple tools for this sort of thing.
> 
> I am not after debugging tools like netstat, lsof, or tcpdump. 
> Excellent as they are, they are too fine grained.
> 
> Ideally this would work with our iptables based firewall/router that
> does DMZ as well.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Greg
> 
> 



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