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Monitoring bandwidth consumption

Postby Cool_Fire » Wed Sep 22, 2010 3:44 pm

As a lot of you know, I host Linux shells, and as most of you probably also know, they consume a lot of bandwidth.
Does anyone know of a good method to monitor per user bandwidth consumption?

Actually, I'd be happy if I could find a way to see a list of processes and the amount of kb/s or packets/s they're currently using.
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Re: Monitoring bandwidth consumption

Postby Thor » Wed Sep 22, 2010 7:25 pm

You could enable process accounting via the
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acct
command. I'm not truly sure if would be the complete solution your looking for. But, what I was thinking is that it would track users like a process, which I believe it can track anything. I've never actually used this before, so just food for thought here.
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Re: Monitoring bandwidth consumption

Postby Cool_Fire » Thu Sep 23, 2010 1:57 am

I'm looking into it now, seems like there is also a net-acct.
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Re: Monitoring bandwidth consumption

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