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CLI Magic: No-Nonsense Network Monitoring Tools

Nov 29, 2007, 06:15 (0 Talkback[s])
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"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..."

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