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Re: Network trafic monitoring and tuning



On Thu, 2005-04-07 at 08:34, Alexander Dalloz wrote:
> Am Do, den 07.04.2005 schrieb Julien Le Houérou um 14:08:
> 
> > Hi, are there some utilies under FC3 that can permit to easily monitor 
> > in/out internet trafic, and tune it (for example restriction ouf 
> > outgoing bandwidth, ...) ?
> > 
> > I already know ethereal, nessus, tcpdump etc but i'd likte to have a 
> > very simple guy, at least to do the monitoring...
> 
> For monitoring you could use tools like MRTG, Cacti, iptraf (maybe with
> an RRDtool script for HTML output). Traffic shaping isn't that easy and
> a "simple guy" wouldn't be able to do that. Please google for the
> "Advanced Routing Howto".
> 
> Alexander

ntop is probably easier to setup and produces some nice reports on your
systems traffic.  It is web based and very easy to install and will do
an excellent job of monitoring your systems traffic.

As Alexander said traffic shaping is non trivial and will require
extensive study before you attempt it.

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