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bmon is a portable bandwidth monitor and rate estimator. It supports various input methods for different architectures. Various output modes exist, including an interactive curses interface, lightweight HTML output, and simple ASCII output. Statistics may be distributed over a network using multicast or unicast and collected at some point to generate a summary of statistics for a set of nodes.

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Recent releases

  •  31 Oct 2004 21:08

    Release Notes: The core architecture has been changed to consist of primary and secondary input and output modules for better portability and easier configuration. A netlink input module has been added for Linux, supporting traffic control statistics of qdiscs and classes. The HTML output has been revised to be more configurable with stylesheets. A UDP based statistic distribution protocol over unicast or multicast has been added to allow distribution of statistics over the network. The curses interface has been made more user friendly, allowing more information on the screen.

    •  21 Feb 2003 23:41

      Release Notes: This release adds support for SunOS (kstat) and various BSD flavors (sysctl), HTML output mode, and colors.

      •  25 Jan 2003 03:02

        No changes have been submitted for this release.


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