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Measuring Network Bandwidth Utilization

Perhaps check out the web-based graphing tool MRTG:

You can see some example here on my MRTG page:

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Robert La Ferla" <robertlaferla at>
To: <discuss at>
Sent: Tuesday, March 12, 2002 10:18 AM
Subject: Measuring Network Bandwidth Utilization

> Network Gurus,
> I'd like to measure how much network bandwidth my Linux 2.4 system is
> using.  What's the best way to do this?  Say, I have a 10Mbps
> connection, I'd like to determine what percent of it is being used on
> average over different periods of time (hourly, daily, weekly,
> monthly.)  I looked at "iostat" and "netstat" but that's a bit too
> low-level and doesn't really give me what I want.
> Thanks,
> Robert
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