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I'm preparing a presentation on a security issue and want to include a demonstration. It won't be in real time, I just need to show some pictures of the results.

I have some VPSes that will perform a tcp or udp flood attack simiultanesly on another specific server (Debian/Ubuntu), all of them owned by me of course. Something like a tiny scale DDoS attack.

I want some suggestions for existing tools or new programs to be installed on the target server (Debian/Ubuntu server distro) that can monitor and produce traffic graphs and related charts so I can present the network state before and after the attack.

I don't want to mitigate or stop the attack, but to show the results of it and if possible in a fancy way.

I'd appreciate every idea and suggestion, thanks.

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Also the answer at #security -> security.stackexchange.com/questions/17633/… –  mnmnc Jul 25 '12 at 13:27

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ntop will graph the stats you are looking for

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To graph the network bandwidth usage you can use for example Cacti or Munin.

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