[Ntop] How are statistics about individual hosts stored?
2nczqc at nottheoilrig.com
Sun May 13 17:11:31 CEST 2012
Hi and thank you for ntop. It is very helpful for managing our limited
internet access, here at a rural village in Rwanda
Can you please tell me a bit about how ntop stores statistics about
I would like to make something similar to the "Network Traffic" reports
in ntop, for statistics about our caching proxy. At its most basic this
would be a table of hosts and the amount of data recently used by each host
I can execute some code every time our caching proxy handles a request,
with the host and the size of the transaction. I want to store this
information in an efficient way, so it doesn't grow indefinitely, and so
I can efficiently calculate totals for each host
I know one of the features of RRDtool is that it stores only the most
recent values and its database doesn't grow indefinitely. I looked at
the ntop source for an example of using RRDtool to store statistics
about individual hosts, but it seems ntop doesn't use RRDtool for this?
So can you please tell me a bit about how ntop does store statistics
about individual hosts? or point me at a resource where I can read a bit
about it? Maybe you can please tell me a bit about how ntop uses
RRDtool? or offer any other advice on how to make a report similar to
the "Network Traffic" reports in ntop, but for our caching proxy traffic?
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