The functionality I'm looking for is like this:

  • I start it running in the background at the beginning of the day
  • by the end of the day i have a summary of how many bytes were transferred to which destination

iftop is close to what I'm looking for

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however, the totals there are per connection. Meaning, the totals per destination are zeroed once the connection is restarted. E.g. if I had been receiving a stream for 30 minutes, it would show me say 500mb transferred, but once I restart the stream, it's back to 0mb, even though the destination is still the same.

OS is Mac but if there is something I can install on a router (or if there are routers with similar built-in features) I'd like to know this too.


Ntop can be a little overkill but can be compiled on Mac osx

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