measure traffic caused by pppd (UMTS)

Matthias Apitz matthias.apitz at
Fri May 2 09:46:53 UTC 2008


Sometimes when I travel around and can't see any usable WLAN I'm using
the UMTS and PPPD, which works well but of course one must pay for this;

Is there some tool which I could put into /etc/ppp/ip_down script which
logs the traffic done into some file; I see /usr/ports/net/ppptraf which
comes without any documentation and is curses based :-(
any other ideas?

I'm not interested in any analysis about to which location the traffic
goes or about speed and bandwidth; just

- cmd line based with output to a file or stdout
- the amount of bytes/megabytes in and out;

thx in advance

Matthias Apitz
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