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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.


Download version 0.9 (beta)
released on 20 August 2003


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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey20 August 2003

Leaders and contributors

Mateusz Golicz Maintainer

Resources and communication

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Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use libcap

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 20 August 2003.


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