top for tcpdump

Dan Nelson dnelson at
Wed Apr 19 19:05:31 UTC 2006

In the last episode (Apr 19), Michael Grant said:
> Does anyone know of a tool like top that displays the open tcp
> connections and sorts them by which is causing the most bandwidth?
> I have someone consuming a lot of bandwidth but with so many tcp
> connections, I'm not sure who it is.

Both trafshow and iftop in ports do this.  Trafshow lets you drill into
individual streams and watch the data flow, and iftop gives you nice
bar graphs. :)

	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at

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