[CentOS] IPtraf not looking right on the console..

Wed Feb 1 13:56:58 UTC 2006
Will McDonald <wmcdonald at gmail.com>

On 01/02/06, WipeOut <wipe_out at users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
> I have a CentOS 4 server at home where we store all our data, I wanted
> to get some idea of the amount of traffic going into and out of the
> server by protocol so I installed IPtraf..
> When I run it from an ssh session it looks fine but when I run it
> directly on the server console its doesn't look right at all.. It
> doesn't seem to layout correctly..
> Is there something I need to do differently on the console to run it?

I've just checked and I get the same behaviour you do on a local
console on a CentOS4 system.


# export TERM=screen; iptraf

... doesn't render line drawing characters properly. Whereas....

# screen iptraf

... does.