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Building Networks and Servers Using BeagleBone by Glenn Vander Veer, Bill Pretty

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Chapter 3. Installing and Configuring Network Monitoring Software

This chapter will serve as an installation guide for the software that will be used to monitor the traffic on your local network. These utilities can help determine which devices on your network are hogging the bandwidth, which slows down the network for other devices on your network. Here are the topics that we are going to cover in this chapter:

  • Installing traceroute and My Trace Route (MTR or Matt's Traceroute): These utilities will give you a real-time view of the connection between one node and another
  • Installing Nmap: This utility is a network scanner that can list all the hosts on your network and all the services available on those hosts
  • Installing iptraf-ng: This utility gathers ...

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