CLI Magic: No-Nonsense Network Monitoring Tools
Nov 29, 2007, 06:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Razvan T. Coloja)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Linux is an excellent platform for network administration. If
you want to monitor your network traffic, you can find many
tools--some accessible from a Web interface, others using a
graphical interface--but nothing beats the speed of the command
line. Command-line tools are also useful in shell scripts, where
they can help you perform complex tasks. Here's a handful of my
favorites for monitoring network traffic.
"Atop is a system and process manager that displays network
traffic, along with other useful information such as CPU
consumption, memory usage, and a process list..."