Use IPTraf to monitor real time network traffic

Have you ever used IPTraf?

The iptraf command is interactive colorful IP LAN monitor. It is an ncurses-based tool that generates various network statistics including TCP info, UDP counts, ICMP and OSPF information, Ethernet load info, node stats, IP checksum errors, and others. It can provide the following info in easy to read format:

1. Network traffic statistics by TCP connection
2. IP traffic statistics by network interface
3. Network traffic statistics by protocol
4. Network traffic statistics by TCP/UDP port and by packet size
5. Network traffic statistics by Layer2 address

Here is a screenshot of the IPTraf running on my machine.

Use IPTraf for real time network stats

Use IPTraf for real time network stats