Monthly Archives: August, 2013

How to Create Bandwidth Usage Script on Linux

Using a tool called iftop we can monitor bandwidth usage via command line on Linux. But here we will create our own shell script to monitor bandwidth usage. The idea is to read rx_bytes and tx_bytes files inside /sys/class/net/[interface]/statistics/ folder. Create netspeed script in /usr/local/bin/ and copy and paste below script. Script content: Exit nano…