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Display simple throughput statistics for network interface controllers. Requires Linux kernel >= 2.6

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Display simple throughput statistics for network interface controllers. Requires Linux kernel >= 2.6

Output can be viewed in terminal. Additionally you’ll find the output in a file suitable for parsing from within your application. The program can be executed as daemon to provide you reliable network throughput numbers at any given time.

Example output

eth0 thruput [bytes/s] total 1s 5s 15s Receiving 1982418 416 416 412 Transmitting 4029588 1296 1296 1287

Installation

Method 1: Packaged installation

$ sudo easy_install ifstat

Method 2: Source installation

$ git clone https://github.com/prinzdezibel/ifstat $ cd ifstat $ python setup.py develop

Run program

$ ifstat –help

File based program output

Start program as foreground or daemon process. Throughput numbers will be written to a file periodically:

$ cat /var/lib/ifstat/thruput.txt

Parse this file to retrieve relevant data for your application.

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