Bandwidth/network monitoring tools

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


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


> -----Original Message-----
> From: netfilter-bounces at
> [mailto:netfilter-bounces at]On Behalf Of Greg Cope
> Sent: Tuesday, August 16, 2005 9:44 AM
> To: netfilter at
> 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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