[plug] Network link stream summary

Michael McAllister me at michaelmcallister.org
Tue Jan 21 04:23:02 UTC 2014


How about iftop?


On 21/01/14 12:15 PM, "Brad Campbell" <brad at fnarfbargle.com> wrote:

>G'day all,
>Before I get into libpcap and try and do this myself, I thought it best
>to ask here.
>I want to clamp something on a network interface (like tcpdump) but
>rather than see each individual packet, I'd like a periodic summary of
>the streams (like iostat/vmstat)
>Something like, there are 150 active outbound connections, but the top
>10 bandwidth consumers are :
>- x - 10kb/s
>- y - 9 kb/s
>and so on. A bit like top but for a network interface.
>Anyone seen anything like that?
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