[kwlug-disc] Bandwidth monitoring for individual computers in a home network
kb at 2bits.com
Mon May 31 12:10:53 EDT 2010
On Mon, May 31, 2010 at 11:43 AM, Fernando Duran <liberosec at yahoo.ca> wrote:
> > fprobe, which I mention on the page, does exactly that. My thought was to
> run ntop on a regular server, and > have only fprobe on the OpenWRT device.
> ntop is very nice, it just tends to crash a lot.
I used it briefly for a client that was getting leachers, and were able to
identify the offending IP addresses and block them.
I will keep an eye on the crash thing.
> Regarding fprobe, does your router support NetFlow? last time I looked
> NetFlow was only implemented in Cisco routers and some high-end switches and
> routers from other brands.
My current router does not support fprobe or NetFlow.
However, ntop acts as a NetFlow collector.
And fprobe is just a Linux package and therefore (theoretically at least) it
should be able to run on an OpenWRT router.
So, in theory, the OpenWRT router will have fprobe and then send NetFlow
data to ntop on another server, and we should be in business.
> For QoS/traffic shaping you can use the obscure "tc" (traffic control)
Will check it out. Thanks
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