[CentOS] Network bandwidth tools.

Sun Jan 16 15:16:42 UTC 2011
Keith Roberts <keith at karsites.net>

On Sun, 16 Jan 2011, Cameron Kerr wrote:

> To: CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org>
> From: Cameron Kerr <cameron at humbledown.org>
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Network bandwidth tools.
> It all depends on your requirements:
> - what sort of questions would you like your solution to be able to answer? (can you give us  a few?)
> - what monitoring infrastructure do you already have? (SNMP, for example, could be rather useful here)
> - how much level of ad-hoc reporting do you require?
> - you mentioned "incoming and outgoing network speeds", which doesn't necessarily refer to any web-specific analysis; is this what you meant?
> Plenty of tools out there: ntop may be a good starting point.
> 	http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/howto-install-ntop-on-rhel-centos-fedora-linux/
> Netflow and SNMP would be my first points of call if I wanted something more.... infrastructural.
> For ad-hoc use of TCP sessions, with a top-like 
> experience, I would just break out tcptrack (there are 
> RPMs available, but doesn't appear to be a Centos package)

I'm willing to build it for Centos 5.5 if that helps :)



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