Gateway traffic reporting tool (port)

Kathy Quinlan kat-free at
Sat Nov 8 17:32:39 PST 2003

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions at 
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at] On Behalf Of 
> Jason C. Wells
> Sent: Sunday, 9 November 2003 7:44 AM
> To: Augusto Jun Devegili
> Cc: freebsd-questions at
> Subject: Re: Gateway traffic reporting tool (port)
> You can easily use count rules in ipfw for this.  I did this 
> back when I had a roommate who was a pornmeister.  The first 
> month that our DSL bill came in at plus $30, I started 
> counting.  He was using about 85% of our bandwidth.
> Later,
> Jason C. Wells

OK, I have this problem too.

I have a few questions, IPFW shows the result as packets right ? And not
all packets are equal ?  How do I get the information as human readable

If I am wrong please correct me, it is the only way we learn.



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