Monitoring network bandwidth utilization
On Sun, Jun 1, 2008 at 9:51 PM, Andrey Falko <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 1, 2008 at 12:28 PM, Dan Cowsill <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Not too long ago, I set up a router powered by Gentoo Linux and old
>> computer hardware. So far, it has worked like a charm and I am quite
>> pleased with my accomplishment.
>> I am quite active in various BitTorrent communities, however my ISP
>> doesn't take kindly to me eating all their precious bandwidth. Up
>> until now, I have been using a cheap little windows utility to monitor
>> monthly bandwidth and warn me if I go above my ISP's maximum.
>> However, this has become inaccurate due to my use of Windows network
>> shares. This machine now routinely records upload bandwidth in excess
>> of 300 gigabytes per month, however I do not know which part of that
>> is actually going to the interwebs.
>> My question is this: is there a utility in Portage that you could
>> recommend that would monitor bandwidth on a specific network
>> interface, send me monthly reports via email and warn me if I am using
>> too much bandwidth?
> I don't know about email reports, but have you check out this week's GMN? :
>> Thanks a bunch
>> Dan Cowsill
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That would probably do it!
Thanks a million
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