[bf1942] Low Impact Bandwidth Usage

Marcus Berger bmp at gmx.de
Thu Nov 27 12:56:04 EST 2003

Guten Tag Christopher Kunz,

I use CACTI, http://www.raxnet.net/ .
My datas can you see under : http://www.eis-list.de/cacti
User /PW = gast

>>>How can I check the bandwidth usage on my server without causing a severe
>>>performance impact?
>> Try MRTG: http://people.ee.ethz.ch/~oetiker/webtools/mrtg/. Easy to setup,
>> nearly no performance impact and it just creates static HTML pages without
>> need for mysql/php/.... If you've got a linux/BSD box, there are various
>> scripts out there that read the number of transfered bytes e.g. from the
>> "ifconfig" command.

CK> Tobi Oetiker has also written the great RRDTool, which is seen as the
CK> successor to MRTG. It's slightly harder to set up, but gives much nicer
CK> graphs with better configuration options. You might want to check that
CK> out, too.

CK> --ck

Mit freundlichen Grüssen
Marcus Berger
mailto:bmp at gmx.de

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