On 29 Jan 2009 , freebsd-questions-requ...@freebsd.org entreated about "freebsd-questions Digest, Vol 246, Issue 69":
> Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2009 14:47:51 +0200 > Subject: Saving pf state for accounting > > Hi guys, > > My server uses up tons of bandwidth every month and I'd like to start > recording what traffic volumes my different services chew up on a > monthly basis. My firewall utility of choice is pf and I've recently > come across its neat "label" facility so that I can do a simple "pfctl > -sl" to get the latest readings. > > That's all fair and well but I lose all that lovely accounting > information upon reboot so how do I go about saving this? I've googled > quite a bit to look for a solution but have found nothing useful so far, > just unanswered posts in the past. > > From what I can tell so far I'd have to write a custom rc script which > redirects "pfctl -sl" into some sort of logfile which then may be > retrieved at a later stage (and added to current counter output). Is > there an easier way perhaps? I'd use MRTG to store the numbers continuously, viewable as graphs. -- DA Fo rsyth Network Supervisor Principal Technical Officer -- Institute for Water Research http://www.ru.ac.za/institutes/iwr/ _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"