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Old 04-27-2007, 10:21 AM   #1
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is there a way to see network usage on command line

i would like to monitor network traffic usage on red hat servers
is there a way to do this on the command line i.e. something like the top command
Old 04-27-2007, 10:26 AM   #2
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Look into "ntop"
Old 04-27-2007, 10:29 AM   #3
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Try iftop:

some alternatives would be iptraf that comes packaged with RedHat, or ethereal.
Old 04-27-2007, 10:35 AM   #4
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You could also try ssh into the RH server and just using netstat to see what's comming in and going out


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