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Re: Cumulative internet data transfer {up AND down}




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On Fri, Nov 17, 2017 at 09:00:05AM -0600, Michael Milliman wrote:
> AIR, iptables will do that. It has been a long time since I have looked at
> iptables, but I seem to remember that it will keep those kinds of
> statistics and it will do it on a per-interface level, all you have to do
> is set it up to monitor the interface connected to the internet.
> 
> 73s de WB5VQX
> 
> On Nov 17, 2017 08:52, "Richard Owlett" <rowlett@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> > I'm interested in investigating cumulative data to/from the internet for
> > selected interval ranging from an hour to a week.

Does something like this work for you?

  tomas@trotzki:~$ ip -stats -h link show wlan0
  3: wlan0: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 1500 qdisc mq state UP mode DORMANT group default qlen 1000
      link/ether 84:3a:4b:20:44:40 brd ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
      RX: bytes  packets  errors  dropped overrun mcast   
      4.52M      6.73k    0       0       0       0       
      TX: bytes  packets  errors  dropped carrier collsns 
      617k       5.32k    0       0       0       0       

NOTE: the option -h is the one responsible for the suffixes (k, M).
     Like in "human".

HTH
- -- tomás
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