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       bandwidthd.conf - configuration file for bandwidthd


       The  file,  /etc/bandwidthd/bandwidthd.conf, is read by bandwidthd when
       started. It contains a small set  of  tunable  options  for  bandwidthd
       features that can be adjusted.


       subnet <network> <netmask>
              Subnet to log traffic for.

       dev <device>
              Device to listen on.

       skip_intervals <n>
              Number  on  intervals  (2.5  minute)  to  skip between graphing.
              Default 0.

       graph_cutoff <kilobytes-minimum>
              Number of kilobytes required before drawing a graph for a  host.
              Default 1024.

       promiscuous <bool>
              Put device in promisc ("eavesdropping") mode.  Default true.

       output_cdf <bool>
              Write logfiles for analyzed traffic.  Default false.

       recover_cdf <bool>
              Recover from logfiles after restart.  Default false.
              Warning: This can take very long time if the logfiles are big.
              Enabling  this and having bandwidthd start on system start might
              be a bad idea.  It will  delay  your  possibilities  to  log  in
              locally since it’s not done in the background.

       filter <pcap-filter-rule>
              Pcap  filter  rule  to  use.  Always include "ip" to avoid weird
              problems.  Default "ip".

       graph <bool>
              Write graphs and html for analyzed traffic.  Default true.

       meta_refresh <seconds>
              Number of  seconds  before  html-page  reloads.  0  to  disable.
              Default 150.


       /etc/bandwidthd/bandwidthd.conf    - configuration file.
       /etc/init.d/bandwidthd             - startscript.



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       This  manual page was written by Andreas Henriksson <>,
       for the Debian GNU/Linux system.

                                  5 Jul 2004