[Shorewall-users] Easy Accounting?

Tom Eastep teastep at shorewall.net
Fri Mar 18 14:23:23 PST 2005

Aaron O'Hara wrote:

> I looked at the documentation and thought that accounting may be close,
> but accounting requires you, it seems, to specify the IP and Port for
> everything you want to track.  I don't mind typing 20 IP addresses, but
> I don't want to specify different entries for all the ports (major and
> minor).

Shorewall accounting (or any form of iptables-based accounting) is not
what you need because of the need for manual configuration (as you've

I've heard that 'ntop' is good for this sort of thing but I haven't had
a chance to play with it.

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