[CentOS] OT - Is there a package to monitor network traffic

Thu Jun 14 17:13:36 UTC 2012
Mike McCarthy <sysop at w1nr.net>

How about tcpdump?


On 06/14/2012 01:07 PM, Steve Campbell wrote:
> We have a situation here that is a real mystery.
> Our MRTG on our outgoing router  and a firewall server that protects our
> web servers is showing a spike every six hours. I can't find the server
> behind the firewall that is generating such an extreme amount of
> packets, even though I've looked through the crontabs of nearly all
> servers, performed "ps" variations, and other types of investigation.
> Is there any type of package I can install that will monitor traffic and
> report abnormal, over-threshold packets similar to what wireshark might
> do in a manner that would allow me to determine where these packets
> might be going or from where they originate?
> Thanks for any help.
> steve campbell
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