Traffic analysis was:Re: [ale] Are autoeject floppy drives available for linux??

James Kinney jkinney at
Wed Feb 25 15:00:54 EST 2004

MRTG is your friend for this. There are other tools, but nothing comes as
close to the completeness that MRTG (Multi-Router Traffic Grapher) can

> Hi all,
> Can anyone suggest any straightforward means of identifying the amount of
> traffic on a server?  A
> friend of mine has a cheap linux machine which I vaguely help him to
> administer.. and the company
> hosting the box just told him that he was way over quota on bandwidth -
> citing two days where
> bandwidth was ~20gig/day, while most days it was at well under 1gig.
> Nothing in any of the logs
> suggests any problems, and we weren't aware of any DOS-type activity on
> the days in question... so
> any help would be much appreciated.
> Thanks,
> --George
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James P. Kinney III
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