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Tutorial: Monitor and Log Network Traffic on RHEL Linux using vnStat

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vnstat command is a console-based network traffic monitor. It keeps a log of hourly, daily and monthly network traffic for the selected interface(s). However, it isn't a packet sniffer. The traffic information is analyzed from the proc filesystem. That way vnStat can be used even without root permissions.

This tutorial explains how to install vnstat software - a console-based network traffic monitor under CentOS or RHEL or Fedora Linux operating system.
 read more | score:9045 | -nixcraft, November 23, 2012
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