Mar 182008

DarkStat is a simple nTop like Packet Sniffing Network Traffic/Bandwidth monitoring utility for your Linux/Unix. DarkStat relies on libpcap and presents simple webinterface with nice graphs and stats aut-refreshed. The main advantage of Darkstat is that of the footprint and the memory, CPU usage.

DarkStat can run on most of the UNIX, Linux, FreeBSD,OpenBSD,NetBSD,Solaris,Mac OS. There are also packages for Gentoo Opensuse and Debian

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Mar 172008

B. Dijkstra at has written a simple PHP web frontend for vnStat. The latest stable version is 1.4.1 and is available for download here

vnStat PHP Frontend requires

Apache Webserver (use Apache2.2.3 here)

PHP (use PHP5.2.0-8)

GD Image librariesvnStat already installed

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Mar 162008

vnStat is a free OpenSource (GPL License) network traffic monitor for Linux that keeps a log of daily network traffic for the selected interface(s) on the system. Unlike other Network Traffic monitors, vnStat analyzes the traffic information from the /proc filesystem. And, vnStat can be used even without root permissions.

vnStat maintains a database for every interface for which the network traffic analysed. We can watch the live Traffic status on the selected interface(s) or run reports on Hourly, Daily, Weekly and Monthly bandwidth statics for the selected network interfaces.

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