[clug] Measuring Bandwidth usage by Application Protocol
steve at stedee.id.au
Tue Nov 3 23:24:31 MST 2009
On Mon, 2009-11-02 at 15:53 +1100, jm wrote:
> It's a little quiet on the list today. May be everyone's taking an
> extended "Community Day" or something. Anyway, I'm looking at generating
> some network usage statistics on an open network with a large number of
> users. The data I'm looking to collect is
> Source IP
> Source Port
> Destination IP
> Destination Port
> Application Protocol
> of each session or flow on a 15 minute basis. NetFlow is close to giving
> me with this, but lacks the application level protocol information that
> I'm after. Any thought, or suggestions on how to collect this data?
have you come across argus?
Is used in quite a few places around town.
I've used it to get summary info and then pull that into R for detailed
Digging into the stuff in the data portion of the packet tho... that
gets harder (read $$$, in time if not actual $$$).
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