Network monitoring systems check and report the status of network components, so administrators are alerted by degraded performance or outages.

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Monitor PPPOE connection with vnstat

I've try vahid@DEMON:~$ ifconfig eth0 Link encap:Ethernet ... lo Link encap:Local Loopback inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0 ... ppp0 Link encap:Point-to-Point ...
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How to increase JAVA Heap Size?

I need to increase the default java heap size to get OpenNMS Linkd service running smoothly, and fortunately I have 4/5 of my total installed memory free at any given time even when their is maximum ...
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long term log of all traffic

I have connected my ubuntu 14.04 computer to a "mirrored" port on my firewall, so that I can see all traffic on the network. I use this today to see who uses our bandwidth with NTOPNG. but since I ...
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Having problems with internet

how to find if all devices connected to my internet(wired) are safe and does not slow down the network or cause harm? there are some devices like "ket-LuAN7OUO" and "bus-socket"!!! i used "netstat -a" ...
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Network traffic monitoring for unexperienced users

I'm a really unexperienced Ubuntu user and I'm having a hard time monitoring my network traffic. I just need to know what websites each one of the devices connected to my network are accessing. I've ...
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Flowview plugin for Cacti on ubuntu 12.04

I have installed the cacti0.8.8 in my ubuntu 12.04 box and right now I'm trying to integrate the Real Time Bandwidth monitoring for my network(Individual IP Based).I have went through different forums ...
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Security Issues in Hotspot

I list the device connected through ap-hotspot with arp -a Can I have following privilege over the device connected in my hotspot*: Disabling the device connected to my hotspot i.e assuming three ...
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Listing DEVICES connected in HOTSPOT through Terminal

I connect my hotspot through ap-hotspot and I can see the notifications pop out displaying new device connected , device disconnected. (Because I want to learn about priveliges for access to use or ...
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change behavior of network/internet icon in ubuntu

internet icon in ubuntu desktop just check connect to the modem or network but it don't check connection to the internet I want to change it's behavior to check both of them. something like network ...
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How do I monitor the network health of an Ubuntu server?

We have a Ubuntu box in the cloud and our cloud provider has networking issues sometimes which makes the box unable to communicate with the outside world. At times, it's the DNS server, at times, it's ...
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tool/command to know the speed of individual network connections

From my Ubuntu server i usually connect to different networks for codebase/builds downloads. Is it possible to monitor the speed that I get while downloading/uploading from these individual servers. ...
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Is there any linux in built application or any method to find the network usage(data usage) of the internet connection?

Is there any linux in built application or any method to find the network usage(data usage) of the internet connection? I know there are many softwares that can be installed into os for this purpose. ...
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Receiving obscure data after upgrade to 14.04

I upgraded to 14.04 recently (obviously). Since the upgrade, I started noticing that my internet was extremely slow for the first couple of minutes. Checking the system monitor, it seems that my ...
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Check what connections a software / application is trying to make

How to check what urls and ports a particular application or software is trying to access? Does it require Wireshark of something?
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Unusual network activity

I noticed that my network monitor was showing intense activity (mostly download at high rates) even though my browser wasnt loading any pages. I installed nethogs and checked the usage and got the ...
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How to monitor, who is pinging me?

Is there a way to know who is pinging my PC on my network. Is it possible to monitor all ICMP packets , how can i do that ?
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Scan for new wireless networks continuously in adhoc mode

I have two laptops in an ad-hoc mode (with same essid, broadcast id, etc.). Sometimes, they don't ping each other even though they are next to each other. I always have to initiate a scan from each ...
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Why doesn't System Monitor show activity over ethernet connections?

In the Network history graph of System Monitor, network activity over Wi-Fi shows up fine, but activity over wired ethernet doesn't show up at all. Using lspci, my ethernet adapter shows up as ...
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Show all network entities that are in range

On Ubuntu, what program could I use to show all network entities that any of my network cards can communicate with within the network, I see what is communicating with what, including what things are ...
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Monitor and record wireless data transfer in/out tracked by network/ssid

I'm looking for a monitoring tool for my wireless data transfer. My problem is, all tools I found out there are either global (independent of interface) or queryable by interface. But my requirement ...
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which is strong ubuntu dist or windows? [closed]

Gentlemen, i am using windows in my company. I want to secure my system or to secure my company systems. should my company use linux(ubuntu) to become more secure than windows 8 ? what also the ...
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Monitor disk usage changes to infer download speed

I'm testing various solutions for downloading large datasets, downloads which can take weeks and require several restarts. Instead of monitoring network speed, I'd like to use the change in disk usage ...
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found someone lurking in my LAN, not sure what to do next

I have DD WRT router with internal numbers all falling within 192.168.1.0/24. I was looking on my firewall records this morning and found someone at 10.10.109.100 got blocked from accessing port 5353 ...
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System monitor network speed monitor not working for LAN but works for my Wi-fi

I'm on Ubuntu 13.10. I generally use wi-fi to connect to the internet. But Yesterday my wi-fi router occurred some problem and now it's out for warranty. So temporarily I'm using LAN. System monitor ...
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How can I make Xubuntu automatically tally the number of times a machine loads?

I would like to pilot Xubuntu in a school computer lab environment. The solution requires shared access devices that are independent of the school's Windows environment. I would like to collect data ...
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List all internet connections

I'd like to know all the connections by system is making to the internet. I did netstat but it shows a lot of connections - all of which aren't applicable I think. Can it be displayed like top does ...
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Is there a GUI for nethogs?

Or anything similar to nethogs. I have this terminal window opened with nethogs running to see what application is using the bandwidth but it would be so much nicer in the bar next to the clock or ...
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How to send SNMP trap which will have all the information about commands fired by each user?

So can anyone help me to configure below 3 points on client side where we have SNMP Service installed? Litle bit of background: We have one OpenNMS Monitoring server, which monitors all other ...
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Is there in ubuntu repository monitoring alternative to nagios?

I would like to run some kind of service monitoring for my server and few other servers/services. Basically I want to monitor availability and send mail, when avail. is bad. Is there any simple ...
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Recommendations for a network monitoring data counter?

Is there a graphical data counter for Ubuntu that records how much uploaded/downloaded data was used and bandwidth being used and total amounts, filtering it by application?
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Nagios Notification via Ubuntu notify-osd

I have been looking around for a nagios plugin that offers the ability to have alerts for my hosts and services that i monitor to come through to my ubuntu pc in the form of an onscreen notification. ...
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What does mean - in `netstat -tupn` output?

Here is the output of sudo netstat -tupn Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address Foreign Address State PID/Program name tcp 0 5 192.168.1.100:55729 91.190.218.66:443 ESTABLISHED ...
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how to detect that specified machine is present in local network

how can i detect - using bash if possible - that specific (i.e. name or mac address) machine has appeared in local network? IP addresses are dynamically assigned, so I can't rely on "traditional" ...
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Start nagios web interface on a different port

I am trying to install nagios but I would like to start the web interface on a port other than 80. I cant seem to find much info on how to do that. Any help is appreciated. Thanks
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Tracking data sent to remote host over time?

What is a a good way to track over time the amount of data transferred from my ubuntu machine to another host on the internet?
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Connection Information is telling me what?

In particular the speed figure, the rest being quite obvious. For my wireless connection the speed value is up and down between 1 Mb/s and 54 Mb/s. I've always taken this to be a measure of how ...
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What tools are availble to check network performance for VoIP calls?

I need a software tool which can emulate network impairments/jitters in the network and test VoIP calls behavior and quality.
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How can I check disk usage using ssh?

We have an ssh server on Ubuntu and we want a disk usage report using ssh of whole network.Is there any utility, command, or script available to accomplish this?
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Internet Connectivity Indicator on Unity

How can I check whether my internet connection is active on Ubuntu. If I am connected to a wired or wi-fi network, the indicator applet shows that I'm connected. But there is now way to find out the ...
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I need a good network monitoring tool

I need to get some good network monitoring tools. I am trying to find out why my office network is so congested/slow, and I need something that will allow me to look at all the machines in the ...
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'vnstat' works, 'vnstat -l' doesn't

I have just installed vnstat. I run vnstat and get this: ~$ vnstat rx / tx / total / estimated wlan0: Aug '12 12.89 MiB / 14.14 MiB / 27.03 ...
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Bandwidth monitoring indicator? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What Application Indicators are available? Is there an app for bandwidth monitoring indicator particularly that be placed on the top panel for Unity? Something similar ...
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NTOP web interface?

NTOP is a network monitor. It has a web interface for viewing statistics. I installed it via sudo apt-get install ntop on Ubuntu 2012.04, the daemon got started at the end of the install, without me ...
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How to install Intrusion Detection system in Ubuntu 12.04

Basically i m looking for some Intrusion Detection system.... so i find snort is one of them , soi i need step by step configuration to install snort & some snort web-based monitoring tool ...
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How do I install Cacti?

I'd like to use Cacti, but I'm not entirely sure how to install it. I have a 10.04 Server that I'm installing this on.
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How do I install Cacti 8.7i with PIA 3.1(Plug In Architecture) for 12.04 Server LTS?

I am planning to upgrade my current 9.04 server version to 12.04LTS server. I've successfully backup and restore my Cacti version 8.7d to 8.7i that comes with the distribution. However, the plugin ...
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nagios- nrpe installation error(configure: error: Cannot find ssl libraries)

i have installed nagios and i want to install nrpe. While installing NRPE, when i execute (/home/abc/nrpe/configure) ./configure it stops after reaching the following line ... checking for type ...
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Is there a Spiceworks replacement or similar for Ubuntu?

I am looking for something like Spiceworks, but for Ubuntu. If you are not sure what Spiceworks is, it is a piece of software that runs on a computer and tells you what kinds of devices are on your ...
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Able to connect Adhoc WiFi network, but terminal says no wlan0

I have a WiFi and a Ethernet card on my laptop. I've created an adhoc network and using internet via lan. I am able to connect my adhoc network, but, when I do ifconfig, it does not display any ...
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Tool to shutdown system when there is no network traffic

I am looking for a script or a tool which I can turn on, when needed, which shuts down my computer if there is e.g. no network traffic for say 10 minutes, or below 100kb for example. Would be really ...