Rate is a traffic analysis tool, designed to help a network administrator to see what is happening at a router at the moment. Rate uses statistical and stream-oriented methods, and will never produce an output stream at a speed beyond human perception. The output is less accurate, however. Rate features four different operating modes, designed to perform the following tasks: estimating overall traffic rates, determining nodes generating the highest traffic, determining connections and flows generating the highest traffic and extracting strings from packets.
released on 20 August 2003
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|GPLv2orlater||Janet Casey||20 August 2003|
Leaders and contributors
Resources and communication
|Required to use||libcap|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 4 March 2017.
Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.3 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the page “GNU Free Documentation License”.
The copyright and license notices on this page only apply to the text on this page. Any software or copyright-licenses or other similar notices described in this text has its own copyright notice and license, which can usually be found in the distribution or license text itself.