little things

Dan Nelson dnelson at
Thu Jan 12 05:54:55 UTC 2012

In the last episode (Jan 11), said:
> hello all, i like to know when freebsd foundation will be make ipfw dscp
> and ipfw add 1 allow all from any to any ontime 17:00 to 18:00, and help
> us to obtain traffic interface more easy how to linux simple ifconfig
> command, show us tx/rx traffic, this help us in the construction manager
> systems for controlling internet providers.

As far as network traffic info, ifconfig is used for configuring interfaces,
not monitoring them.  The "netstat -ib" command will give you total bytes
sent/received per interface, but the best solution is probably to poll them
with snmp.

	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at

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