README for iftop $Id: README,v /06/06 pdw Exp $ Read the INSTALL file, manual page and source code for more information. iftop must be run as root. KNOWN ISSUES RedHat There is a bug in the version of ncurses distibuted with RedHat that will cause iftop to segfault. The RPM in RedHat's. 28 Apr GitHub is where people build software. More than 27 million people use GitHub to discover, fork, and contribute to over 80 million projects. iftop does for network usage what top(1) does for CPU usage. It listens to network traffic on a named If you wish to be notified of new releases of iftop then please subscribe to the Freshmeat project, or the mailing list. If you're using Freshmeat, please consider git repository. The iftop source code is maintained in git.
17 Nov Save the file on your PC, unpack it and open a terminal emulator, where you must use the 'cd' command to navigate to the location of the extracted archive files. Type the './configure && make' command to optimize and compile iftop's source code for a specific architecture (bit or bit), and then execute. By default, iftop will look up the hostnames associated with addresses it finds in packets. This can cause substantial traffic of itself, and may result in a confusing display. You may wish to suppress display of DNS traffic by using filter code such as not port domain, or switch it off entirely, by using the -n option or by pressing r . 2 Apr Conclusion. Iftop is not intended to monitor a long run network bandwidth usage but more to monitor a real-time bandwidth usage for analysis purpose. With iftop source code file around Kb and 1,2 Mb after extracted, iftop is light but has good function. As usual we can always type man iftop or iftop -h to.
Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright. 10 * notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer. 11 * 2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright. 12 * notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the. 13 * documentation and/or other materials provided. By default, iftop will look up hostnames associated with addresses and counts all IP packets that pass through the filter. Hostname look-up can add substantial traffic, in and of itself, and may result in an inaccurate display of network traffic. You may wish to suppress display of DNS traffic by using filter code such as "not port. After downloading the code, unpack the archive and compile the source code  for the distribution and platform. Although the releases seem a bit dusty at first glance, they work perfectly in daily practice. With iftop, you can find out why bandwidth is being eaten up on a network interface. The program shows the network.