Network throughput

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Wed Jan 11 11:49:07 UTC 2012

On 11/01/2012 11:24, Mike Woods wrote:
> Hi guys, Been a while since i've had need to post to the list :)
> I'm trying to gather network throughput information on a box of ours and
> I'm having a little problem, the throughput is to be measured on a
> per-minute basis and i've been trying to use netstat for this (count now
> - count before/timeperiod) however netstats byte counter resets far too
> quickly to be usefull (this is a busy gb link), i've had a look at
> vnstat but this only seems to operation on an hour or higher and I need
> to get down to the minute, does anyone have any suggestions of a tool
> better suited to this ?


Also, Googling for 'netflow freebsd' produces a lot of interesting
looking pages.



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