[PLUG] Quick And Dirty Network Profiling

Stafford A. Rau srau at rauhaus.org
Tue Sep 7 12:58:02 PDT 2004


* Jason Van Cleve <jason at vancleve.com> [040907 12:52]:
> 
> To begin with, I'd like a quick and dirty network monitor by which I can
> see where all that bandwidth is going.  A high-level, packets-per-port
> type thing will do, something I can run for a few days and then check
> the averages.

Assuming that your box isn't compromised, take a look at ntop:
http://www.ntop.org

Takes a bit of setting up, but it will show you traffic stats over time
on a per protocol/port basis.

--Stafford





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