On Wed, Mar 30, 2005 at 04:58:26PM +0100, Mel Gorman wrote:
> On Wed, 30 Mar 2005, Colm MacCarthaigh wrote:
>> > On Wed, Mar 30, 2005 at 04:43:26PM +0100, Kieran.Tully AT acm.org wrote:
> > > A conscientious network user would install a sniffer to measure how much of the
> > > network traffic they were responsible for. Of course you'd need more than one
> > > to get a fully representative picture of the network usage.
> > sniffers arn't terribly useful for gauging how much traffic you're
> > generating. Interface counters are a more reliable, and far easier tool
> > :)
>> Without using sniffers like ntop, what's the best way to track bandwidth
> usage based on port on a simple Linux router? For bonus points, what's the
> best way to track bandwidth usage based on source IP?
John Looney did stuff with iptables logging before.. once you
have a chain, it counts the packets that traverse it.
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