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pure-mrtginfo - provide an MRTG-graphable user count for ftpd

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NAME

pure-mrtginfo - provide an MRTG-graphable user count for ftpd
 

SYNOPSIS

pure-mrtginfo [server port]
 

DESCRIPTION

Pure-Mrtginfo counts the number of clients currently connected to ftpd(8) and output the format in a format graphable by MRTG.
 

OPTIONS

server port: defaults to 21.
 

FILES

/proc/net/tcp
is used to count the connectiont to port 21.
/proc/sys/kernel/hostname
is used to get the fully qualified hostname.
/proc/uptime
is used to get the uptime.
 

MRTG

MRTG is a really nice package for graphing router traffic. Mrtg can also graph other information is available via SNMP or by running a program such as pure-mrtginfo. The author of this program uses it to graph CPU load, /var usage etc., and naturally the number of users connected to his FTP servers. See
http://oss.oetiker.ch/mrtg/
for more information about MRTG.
 

BUGS

This program only works on GNU/Linux systems yet.
 

HOME PAGE

http://www.pureftpd.org/
 

AUTHOR AND LICENSE

Written by Arnt Gulbrandsen <agulbra@troll.no> and copyright 1995-2002 Troll Tech AS, Waldemar Thranes gate 98B, N-0175 Oslo, Norway, fax +47 22806380.
Pure-FTPd (C)opyleft 2001-2016 by Frank DENIS <j at pureftpd dot org> and the Pure-FTPd team.
Use, modification and distribution is allowed without limitation, warranty, or liability of any kind.
 

SEE ALSO

ftp(1), pure-ftpd(8) pure-ftpwho(8) pure-mrtginfo(8) pure-uploadscript(8) pure-statsdecode(8) pure-pw(8) pure-quotacheck(8) pure-authd(8)
 
RFC 959, RFC 2228, RFC 2389 and RFC 2428.
1.0.46 Pure-FTPd Team