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Linux Journal: Your Network's Secret Life, Part 3

Jul 05, 2001, 13:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marcel Gagné)

Marcel Gagné explains how to use ntop to monitor traffic on your network.

"The last couple of articles in this series should have given you an idea that a fair bit is happening on your network. Now that you're getting a good picture of the kind of traffic flying across your network, the next piece of information you might want to get concerns what that traffic is costing you in terms of performance and, that most precious of resources, bandwidth. To get this type of information, I am going to have you look at a little tool called ntop, written by Luca Deri. By the way, if you have used ntop in the past, it's time to have another look at it. If you never have, it is definitely time."

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