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Network usage on a single device and log diving

Posted 09-27-2011 at 02:57 PM by sag47
Updated 09-29-2011 at 08:30 AM by sag47
Tags networking

I wanted to know the received network usage on a device in kB so this one liner was produced for the desired result.
Code:
while true; do y=`ifconfig eth0 | grep RX\ bytes| sed -e 's/.*bytes\://' -e 's/\ .*//'`; sleep 1; x=`ifconfig eth0 | grep RX\ bytes| sed -e 's/.*bytes\://' -e 's/\ .*//'`; echo $(((x-y)/1024)); done
Press Ctrl+C to stop analyzing the network traffic on that device.

Here's another one liner of me looking through multiple log locations.

Code:
for x in /fake1/logs/ /fake2/logs/;do find $x -type f -print0 | xargs -0 grep -iH 'search for something' | cut -d: -f1 | sort -u;done
Hell yea.
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