simple network traffic query tool
raggen at passagen.se
Fri Apr 25 20:22:46 UTC 2008
Tobias Kirschstein skrev:
> i'm looking for a small tool to query the current network traffic (kb
> IN and OUT) per interface. is there any sysctl or tool which gives me a
> similar output to "systat -ifstat":
> /0 /1 /2 /3 /4 /5 /6 /7 /8 /9 /10
> Load Average ||||
> Interface Traffic Peak Total
> lo0 in 0.000 KB/s 0.000 KB/s 226.079 KB
> out 0.000 KB/s 0.000 KB/s 226.079 KB
> wpi0 in 0.000 KB/s 0.000 KB/s 164.577 MB
> out 0.000 KB/s 0.000 KB/s 6.205 MB
> the background:
> unfortunately the network monitor build into superkaramba does not work
> for freebsd, os i want to write a widget which uses sysctl or any other
> tool if available got get this information. systat is not appropriate
> to be used because it does not terminate on its own as i see.
If you want something more of a web service you could install SNMP from
ports and use Cacti (also from ports). See http://www.cacti.net/ for a
quick glance at what you'll get.
Just my nickels worth.
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