Network monitoring software

Eric F Crist ecrist at
Sat Jan 15 17:31:06 PST 2005

On Jan 15, 2005, at 3:28 PM, Nagilum wrote:

> Try:
> systat -if
> for a start, regards,
> Alex.
> freebsduser at wrote:
>> Hiya folks, I'm looking for some network monitoring software. I've 
>> tried zabbix and jffnms but neither of them functioned after being 
>> configured or installing.
>> If anybody has any success stories I would like to hear about any of 
>> them so I can look at other packages in ports net and net-mgmt.
>> Thanks.
>> ~Kris


You aren't being very specific as to what type of monitoring you want 
to do.  There are utilities out there such as portsentry which monitor 
for specific types of activity, and utilities like ethereal that sniff 
network packets.

Perhaps more information from you would be beneficial.

Eric F Crist                  "I am so smart, S.M.R.T!"
Secure Computing Networks              -Homer J Simpson
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