Network throughput

Ott Köstner ottk at
Wed Jan 11 12:23:39 UTC 2012

On 11.01.2012 13:24, Mike Woods wrote:
> 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 ?
I have been using net-snmp daemon in combination with mrtg. Displays
nice traffic graphs.


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