traffic analysis tools

Kurt Buff kurt.buff at
Mon Oct 23 04:02:21 UTC 2006

Michael P. Soulier wrote:
> Hey people,
> I'd like something to look at traffic use through my gateway, so I know how
> much of my upload bandwidth and download bandwidth is in use at any time.
> Ideally it'll tell me from where, so I can look at internal abusers, or get an
> idea of where hits are coming from.
> Off the top of my head, I can think of two tools.
> 1. ntop - great web interface, but I've found it unstable
> 2. iptraf - good curses interface, but I'm looking for trend monitoring
> 3. mrtg - as I'm running snmp, so I could just monitor it from a desktop
> running mrtg...
> Any other suggestions?
> Thanks,
> Mike

Etherape might work for you, though I haven't tried it.

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