simple network traffic query tool
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Sat Apr 26 10:24:12 UTC 2008
Tobias Kirschstein pisze:
> On Fri, 25 Apr 2008 22:20:35 +0200
> Roger Olofsson <raggen at passagen.se> wrote:
>> Tobias Kirschstein skrev:
>> > hi,
>> > 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.
> thanks to all for your suggestions. i looked into the tools but
> unfortunately none was simple enough so that its output could be easily
> parsed and used as a superkaramba sensor. finally i came across
> "ifstat" (also from ports) which seems to be what i was looking for,
> but nevertheless thanks for your help :)
I hope I am not stealing the thread by asking an additional question.
Thanks to this thread I discovered :) systat -ifstat and other switches.
Does such data like below survive reboots?
re0 in 8.062 KB/s 13.414 KB/s 1.987 GB
out 21.561 KB/s 53.346 KB/s 3.043 GB
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