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Re: bandwidth tool

On Sun, 06 Jul 2008 20:20:13 +0530, Raj Kiran Grandhi wrote:

>> Is there a tool to measure network traffic? I am using ifstat but its 
>> reporting wrong statistics. I am trying to get something similar to
>> eth0 , 16Mb/sec
>> eth1,  10Mb/sec
>> etc..
>> I need something simple :-)
> I needed something like that, and I finally ended up writing a small 
> python script (see attachment) that reads from 
> /sys/class/net/<iface>/statistics and computes the rates.

There is a Debian package doing exactly that, called, 

 ethstats - script that quickly measures network device throughput.

It reports Mb/s In, Mb/s Out and even p/s In & p/s Out. You can filter the
output or change the Perl code directly.


Network Bandwidth Monitoring


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