Getting the network traffic amount since the interface went up
ansarm at gmail.com
Wed Dec 14 11:05:48 PST 2005
Try netstat -s
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org [mailto:owner-freebsd-
> questions at freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Parv
> Sent: December 14, 2005 2:23 AM
> To: Chuck Swiger
> Cc: f-q
> Subject: Re: Getting the network traffic amount since the interface went
> in message <439FB80C.4050905 at mac.com>,
> wrote Chuck Swiger thusly...
> > Parv wrote:
> > > Is there a way to find out the amount of traffic (in & out)
> > > since a network interface has been up (not since the OS has been
> > > up)?
> > There are lots of solutions to this problem, it kinda depends on
> > what you're trying to do.
> Well, actually i want to know the limit(s) (related to amount of
> data and number of connections) at which SMC Barricade 7004ABR
> router allows only the already established connections and refuses
> to allow any new ones. This is all related to download a large
> torrent via rtorrent. Rebooting the router solves the problem until
> i decide to restart the download.
> > You might set up an IPFW rule which matches just the traffic you
> > care about, and look at "ipfw -a l". You can zero the counters at
> > will if you like, too. From the ipfw manpage:
> > Per-flow queueing can be useful for a variety of purposes. A
> > very simple one is counting traffic:
> Thanks for bringing that to my attention as I mainly use ipf & have
> not paid much of a look to ipfw.
> - Parv
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