tools for network traffic accounting
niek at bigfoot.com
Mon Nov 6 14:52:12 UTC 2006
Thanks, also to all others who answered this question.
I found out that setting 'set loginterface <if>' in pf.conf makes it
possible to get transfer statistics from pfctl -si. Maybe it is of
interest for other beginners like me.
Philip Hallstrom wrote:
>> I would like to configure a monthly report of the incoming and
>> outgoing amount of traffic on the network interface of my server, for
>> instance in the monthly run output.
>> Can I do this with a built in program of FreeBSD 6.0 or do I need a
> If you just wanted a total count and run ipfw (or any firewall i
> imagine) you could simply add a rule to count all inbound and outbound
> packets then at the end of the month look at them, then zero them.
> It could be automated...
> Otherwise, there's mrtg, cacti, and tons of others :)
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