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can wireshark be used to measure bandwidth usage?

asked 20 Oct '11, 06:50

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Wireshark is intended for detailed packet dissection. Of course it can give statistics, but it's not really tailored for it. Better go with native solutions, like netflow statistics from your network equipment, Pilot, ntop. It depends a bit on the context in which you need to monitor.

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answered 20 Oct '11, 07:36

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thanks for your insight

(20 Oct '11, 07:46) dimmerrm
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