Figuring out what process is eating bandwidth?

Charles Curley charlescurley at
Sat Jan 28 14:13:40 MST 2006

On Sat, Jan 28, 2006 at 12:35:57PM -0700, Steve wrote:
> Doh!  Yeah, ok so I did miss the point.
> On 1/28/06, Byron Clark <byron at> wrote:
> > On Sat, Jan 28, 2006 at 12:22:18PM -0700, Steve wrote:
> > > I'm curious as to whats wrong with netstat for this purpose?
> > > Or am I missing the point?
> >
> > I believe the original poster wanted to find how much bandwidth was
> > being used by a process.  While netcat will show you which ports a
> > process is bound to, it will not show how much data is being sent over
> > those ports.
> >

Not necessarily. Could you write a script to crunch Ethereal data and
use netstat to divide the packets up by processes?


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