Bandwidth/network monitoring tools

John A. Sullivan III jsullivan at
Tue Aug 16 12:37:09 CEST 2005

On Tue, 2005-08-16 at 08:43 +0100, Greg Cope wrote:
> 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
I'm not sure how granular you want to be.  Have you looked at MRTG or
Etherape? - John
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