FreeBSD tool for network bandwidthmeasure ?

Kris Kennaway kris at
Tue Aug 5 05:21:34 PDT 2003

On Mon, Aug 04, 2003 at 10:34:20PM -0700, dt wrote:
> Hello,
> Is there any standard (or non) FreeBSD tool that is used to measure a
> current network throughput/bandwidth? And also, what are the
> requirements to do so, and do I need to be root to run, or do I need to
> load a special kernel module?

There are dozens of these in ports.  netstat is one from the base
system that springs to mind.

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