Linux Traffic/Bandwidth monitoring
steve at tightrope.demon.co.uk
Fri Jan 19 13:12:47 GMT 2007
On Fri, Jan 19, 2007 at 10:01:17AM +0000, Gareth Harper typed:
> Recently my bytemark vm has started to be utilised more than it has in
> the past (which is good). Unfortunately the traffic monitoring tools on
> the bytemark website have been removed and I'd like to monitor how much
> throughput and traffic my machine is/has been utilising. I've taken a
> look at ntop and a few other packages which seem to be a little
> heavyweight for my liking (memory intensive and not providing quite what
> I want).
> I'd ideally like to be able to graph throughput (kb/sec) over a
> configurable timeframe (say in 5 minute intervals), and also Kb used
> over a configurable timeframe. (so the two graphs would be KB/sec over
> time and KB over time).
You could also configure SNMP and poll the network interfaces via cricket
and plot the network traffic per interface.
Steve Mynott <steve at tightrope.demon.co.uk>
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