Network traffic monitoring not only helps administrators detect root causes of traffic related issues, like network overloading, but also helps them keep a tab on traffic flow to and from the Internet. Overall, it’s an important task that requires a dedicated and an effective software.
For Linux, there are many GUI-based network traffic monitoring tools, but if you are looking for a command line-based utility,
vnstatis worth trying out. In this article, we will discuss the basics of the command along with the features it provides.
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Use VnStat to Monitor Network Traffic from Linux Command Line (Make Tech Easier)