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I have looked around, but have not found anything to meet our needs. I need something that can log all connections & bandwidth consumption. We need it for analysis: by protocol, source IP (& MAC if possible), destination, etc. Ideally we are looking for something that can produce custom graphs & also uses mysql. All connections go through one server on a bridged connection (2 network cards) so it is easy to pickup traffic. We are not concerned so much with internal LAN traffic as what passes in & out to the firewall. Thanks for you suggestions.

Update: I use Ubuntu 10.04

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What is your OS? – Khaled Dec 11 '10 at 17:05
We use Ubuntu 10.04 – BrNathan Dec 11 '10 at 17:11
Product and service recommendations are off topic per the updated FAQ. – sysadmin1138 Aug 25 '12 at 1:01
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Previously, I posted a question about IP/host-based network traffic grapher. I am not sure if it will meet all your requirements. Have a look at this post. I tried ntop and it seems to be a very good tool.

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okay, I'll have a look at ntop and see if it does what we need. Thanks. – BrNathan Dec 12 '10 at 6:35
Yes, ntop works well. You can have it work with mysql like I wanted, but I will have to figure out exactly how to do it. – BrNathan Dec 12 '10 at 10:31

Analog-X Netstat Live is totally free.

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