Friday, July 17, 2009

Web based (Http) Network Traffic / Bandwidth Monitoring Tool: Darkstat

DarkStat is a simple Packet Sniffing Network Traffic/Bandwidth monitoring Tool for Ubuntu and other Linux distributions. DarkStat gives simple web based output with nice graphs and statistics , it will automatically refreshed. Darkstat uses a very low footprint and the memory, CPU usage.

How to install darkstat in Ubuntu / debian
$ sudo apt-get install darkstat ( or use Synaptic package manager)

For Running darkstat
$ sudo darkstat -i eth0
or for wireless
$ sudo darkstat -i wlan0
Now darkstat will start and run in background (You will not get any output now!!!!!)

Open your Browser
type in address bar

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