Re: Tools available for..
Jeff Davis <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I am trying to set up a server, and I would like to know about some of
> the tools I should be using for the following tasks:
> Bandwidth monitoring/restriction on a per-user basis
> Traffic (total data transfered per time unit) monitoring/restriction on
> a per-user basis
Have a look at the net-acct package:
$ apt-cache show net-acct
Maintainer: Bernd Eckenfels <email@example.com>
Depends: cron, libc6 (>= 2.1.94)
Description: Usermode IP accounting daemon
This package logs network traffic. It provides a daemon (nacctd) that
logs all traffic passing the machine it runs on (similar to what tcpdump
Capability is provided to associate traffic to slip/ppp users in case you
run a slip/ppp server.
> CPU & RAM would also be nice, but I assume linux won't let a user
> totally take over the machine's resources with default options.