[mrtg] Graph Based Port

Mersberger, Robert robert.mersberger at goldenliving.com
Wed Sep 17 16:13:13 CEST 2008

 Maybe looking at some of the Netflow products will give you what your
looking for to solve this problem.  

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[mailto:mrtg-bounces at lists.oetiker.ch] On Behalf Of Petr Janda
Sent: Wednesday, September 17, 2008 8:25 AM
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Subject: Re: [mrtg] Graph Based Port

On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 02:04:41PM +0700, jetbar wrote:
> I am newbie in MRTG,
> Need from all of you. Can you give me suggestion to solve my problem. 
> I want to make graph based on port, so I can see how much traffic 
> using FTP (port 21), Email (port 25), Web (port 80). Please give me
suggestion or advice.
> Thanks before

You didn`t written system on which you want collect data.
On linux you probably can use iptables which provide counters about
packets/bytes matched by rule.
By ipac-ng software is possible to generate statistics per IP but I
don`t know if per port too.

btw. port 21 in FTP is used for control connection, data connections are
created on demand on dynamic ports. kernel module ip_conntrack_ftp could

Petr "Prcek" Janda

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