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Re: patrolling network thoughput
On Wed, 19 Jan 2011, James K. Lowden wrote:
> What do you use to measure network thoughput over time? netstat(8)
> seems to be designed to debug a tcp stack, not to measure throughput.
> I'm getting ping times > 1000 ms on my DSL line to my default gateway.
> I think those times should be ~20 ms, and I think the ping times do
> *not* vary (nor should they) with line utilization. But I don't have a
> good way to show that.
> I'd like something simple: to measure bytes/time in and out. I'll run
> ping during while the measurement is taking place to verify it's not
> traffic that is delaying the ping times.
pkgsrc/net/iftop is probably useful for this.
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