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Re: Bandwidth Monitoring by IP

  • From: joe mcguckin
  • Date: Thu Jun 20 13:19:51 2002

If you're running *BSD, install a packet filter that counts octets - one
filter rule per IP address. Then sample every 5 minutes.



On 6/20/02 5:48 AM, "Mitchell, Dan" <Dan.Mitchell@hosting.com> wrote:

> 
> Hi all,
> 
> Does anyone know of a low-cost solution for monitoring bandwidth by IP?  My
> original thought was 1 switch port = 1 IP, but in the case of virtual IP's
> on a single port, that just wouldn't work.  I'm seeing more and more of a
> demand for a basic BW report by IP, so our customers can bill their customer
> accordingly.
> 
> Any recommendations?
> 
> Thanks,
> Dan
> 
> Dan Mitchell
> Internet Systems Engineer - Boston
> AllegianceInternet / Hosting.com
> 781.478.1857 Direct Line
> dan.mitchell@hosting.com
> 
> 





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