Install Darkstat - a network traffic analyzer

Darkstat is a opensource network monitoring tool, It is a packet sniffer which runs as a background process and serves its statistics to a web browser , Captures network traffic, calculates statistics about usage, and serves reports over HTTP.

    Traffic graphs, reports per host, shows ports for each host.
    Embedded web-server with deflate compression.
    Asynchronous reverse DNS resolution using a child process.
    Small. Portable. Single-threaded. Efficient.
    Supports IPv6.

Installation :
#sudo yum install darkstat

Ubuntu :
#sudo apt-get install darkstat

# darkstat -i eth0

Install From Source :
Download :
Darkstat <

# ./configure
# make

Once built, this is all it takes to get darkstat running:

# darkstat -i eth0

Although it's possible to configure / complicate things further, once out of the box, darkstat will just work without much trouble on your part.

Test :



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