is there a utillity...?

Gary Kline kline at
Wed Nov 3 20:43:06 UTC 2010

On Wed, Nov 03, 2010 at 07:33:08AM +0100, Bas Smeelen wrote:
> On 11/03/2010 06:55 AM, Dan Nelson wrote:
> > In the last episode (Nov 02), Gary Kline said:
> >> On Wed, Nov 03, 2010 at 01:44:37AM +0000, Bruce Cran wrote:
> >>> On Wednesday 03 November 2010 01:17:00 Gary Kline wrote:
> >>>> 	The Bps Down is supposed to me 1M.  Up is 864Kbps.  I spent hours
> >>>> 	googling around and trying things.  So far, not much.  ---It occured
> >>>> 	that I _might_ be geting the full thru-put; that it is data that is
> >>>> 	flowing in via the background that stalls things.  (I have just shut
> >>>> 	off the automated flow.)
> >>> You can run "systat -if" to see how much bandwidth is being used by the
> >>> computer.  At 1M you should see around 120KB/s downlink.
> >> Yes... outstanding.  Is there any sort of GUI app tat has this in a geaph
> >> or histogram?
> > Not a gui app, but I use "netstat -I em0 1" a lot to watch my network
> > activity.  Replace em0 with your nic device.  Gkrellm is a gui app that
> > gives you little network histograms for each interface, but they're little :)
> >
> You could setup mrtg and snmp to graph the network bandwidth usage and
> integrate it in your website

	I had mrtg going several years ago; plan to integrate this and
	other things that moritor behavior in time....

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