[Nottingham] Bandwidth Accounting

James Dobson dob_3001 at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Apr 17 09:53:07 BST 2007

> Does anyone have any ideas how I could implement my
> own bandwidth
> accounting, hopefully to locate the ports and
> traffic types that are
> eating my incoming bandwidth?

Enable SNMP from localhost only then use a tool like 


to graph your SNMP stats, this way you have a nice
interface to map your stats from. 

Since all SNMP requests are via localhost these
shouldn't add any overhead, then if you want you can
then expand this out to all your servers that your


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