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 From:  "John Voigt" <1geek at jvoigt dot com>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Re: Ip traffic daemon
 Date:  Mon, 26 Jan 2004 16:06:35 -0500
I recently posted a way to do this with examples.

John Voigt, President

Reston Wireless, LLC
High speed internet service
no smoke, no mirrors, no wires (tm)

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bruno Carlos" <bruno dot carlos at flesk dot com>
To: <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
Sent: Monday, January 26, 2004 2:48 PM
Subject: [m0n0wall] Re: Ip traffic daemon

> Hi,This could easily be done like this (that's how we're doing it):Create
> counters in ipfw that would count traffic based on user request
> (example):ipfw add 1000 count all from any to $ip via $wanipfw add 1100
> count all from $ip to any via $wanBeing $ip whatever the user has chosen,
> could be a single host, a network, etc.Then, all we have to do is feed
> with both counters every 5 minutes which is easily done with a ipfw show |
> grep 1000 | printf .... to extract the third parameter which is the byte
> counter.Now, the problem with this is that m0n0wall would have to allow to
> create the counters per user selection, much like it currently does for a
> firewall rule.Bruno Carlos> Hi folks,
> >
> > i've decide to donate to the comunity a bpf daemon to monitor ip
> > traffic, but... 'cos this product have a copyright i've to *adjust*
> > (read re-write from start) the source code.
> > So write from scratch, i'm curious to know if you or anyone have already
> > do some spec's. I would not want to write nothing of superfluous or
> > worse useless.
> >
> > Best Regards
> > Roberto Zilli
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