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Old 06-14-2004, 04:15 AM   #1
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bandwidth monitor

I'm looking for a program which allows me to monitor the bandwith used on my crux 1.3 nat server.

I just want to be able to see how much up and downloading has been done in total.

in ifconfig I can see the tx and rx data transfered, but this seems to reset after about 3 or 4 GB of data.

any suggestions?
Old 06-14-2004, 09:23 AM   #2
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i have made a small shell script that can show the tx and rx in real time but it never satisfied me I can send it to you if you want. it takes data from the output of ifconfig and .....
Old 06-14-2004, 09:27 AM   #3
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you may want to check gkrellm wich is can be downloaded here. can monitor a lot more things

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Old 06-16-2004, 04:41 AM   #4
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@ispnepal: Thanx, but that won't be neccessary, i'm looking for something which ads up all traffic, and as I said, my tx and rx values get reset after about 3 or 4 gigs of transfer.

@iluvatar: I'll have ot chekc that out, thanx. I hope it has a non GUI version, because I don't use any X.

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Old 06-16-2004, 05:51 AM   #5
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Gkrellm is for X system only. You may want to try out iptraf, if i remember good, has total tx/rx
Old 06-16-2004, 03:56 PM   #6
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You may also want to try out vnstat. It seems to be doing a pretty good job for me as to keeping stats on total hourly/daily/weekly/monthly usage. It shows both the tx and rx, as well as a total of these. It may be what you are looking for. There are some screenshots on the vnstat webpage (linked above).


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