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I want the software to visualize web traffic in real-time and provide me with geeky data. The more data, the better.

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  • Platform: Windows
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    How would you like the results presented to you (graphs, tables, what?)? What have you tried so far? – Mawg says reinstate Monica Feb 3 '15 at 15:31
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    Is your server running on Windows, since you are asking for that? If not (which automatically implies that you are not going to run that software on your server - something you may not wish anyhow but you don't tell us), how do think it should collect the stats from your server?. Please take a step back and reread your question to check if it makes sense to someone who does not know your setup (my 'verdict': it does not, as it is now). – user416 Feb 3 '15 at 15:35
  • When you've followed Jan's advice and see which way it can work and what you really need, take a second round and define "provide me geeky data". Either the data already have been geeky, or the software has to fake some :) Honestly: As it currently stands, the question can hardly receive quality answers. A guide to check for editing your question with would be: What is required for a question to contain "enough information"? – Izzy Feb 3 '15 at 17:59
  • This would be a good question, if you would be a bit more specific as asked by the comments above. Please do, so I can upvote the question. – Marcel Feb 4 '15 at 11:33
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You can use the developers console in your browser or use FireBug. Go to the "Network" tab, activate the panel and refresh the website. This is for a "client" in geek term.

For a server and client , install lib pcap and use a tool that can "watch" the network traffic like ngrep or tcpdump ( for Windows I think wireshark?).

All of those tools provide the finest fancy and geeky data. (will add links and more later)

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