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Re: [SLE] ip traffic counting & ram error (?)
  • From: Jeffrey Taylor <jeff.taylor@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 17 May 2001 17:00:13 -0500
  • Message-id: <20010517170013.L8619@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Look at MRTG to graph the volume of traffic (bytes/second) thru any
interface. With a little work (under 1 hour) you can narrow this down
to traffic to/from a specific address if you have IPchains running.
This assumes that the NT traffic is passing thru the linux box. If
not, it gets hairier.


Quoting Christian Klippel <ck@xxxxxxxx>:
> hi all,
> i have a problem that i must solve quickly :
> how can i count the outgoing ip traffic of a machine in a network ?
> we have a linux webserver there, a linux mail server, and today
> there is a new server running on nt (its my friends machine)
> how can i log the outgoing traffic of this nt server from one of the linux machines ?
> and only the outgoing (i.e. not the traffic in the internal network.......)
> is there a tool available that can do this ?
> second thing, today i upgraded the web server to 512 mb ram (256 before)
> but when it comes to use the memory above 256 mb the machine freezes immediatly.....
> the ram itself is ok (tested this by swapping the modules....)
> mainboard is a american-supermicro P6DGS/DBS with only one cpu (from two possible)
> linux is suse 6.4 (with no smp compiled in, because only one cpu is there.....)
> old ram is 2x128 meg pc-100, new one is 1x256 meg pc-133.
> filesystem is ext2 on a software raid-5 with 3 disks on the builtin dual adaptec controller (wide scsi)
> what could this be ??
> is there any special config option to the kernel-compilation ??
> thanks in advance,
> chris

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