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nload, a network traffic analyser

Posted by chantra on 14th July 2006

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series nload, a network traffic analyser

nload is a ncurse based network traffic analyser. Being a ncurse based tools, you do not need to start X in order to use that software which is necessary when administering machines remotely ... and even locally actually.

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nload, a network traffic analyser — page 2

Posted by chantra on 14th July 2006

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series nload, a network traffic analyser

Examples:

monitoring interfaces eth0 and lo with unit type in kBit/s:

$nload eth0 lo

the same, but with both interface in the same windows:

$nload -m eth0 lo

monitoring eth0 with the max value for incoming bandwidth setted at 20kBit/s and max value for outgoing traffic at 15kBit/s with transfert unit type automatically handed by nload in Bit/s

$nload -i 20 -o 15 -u h eth0

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