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       Netwatch - Ethernet Internet Protocol Monitor


       netwatch  [  -h  ]  [-b]  [-i dd.dd.dd.dd] [-m dd.dd.dd.dd] [-n] [ - t] [ -e ethnum ] [ -c
       netconfigfile ]


       Netwatch examines all the packets travelling on an ethernet and analyses the  IP  packets.
       The  information  is  tallied  according  to  the source and destination hosts. An ncurses
       display indicates a dual-list status for all hosts.  The  left  display  refers  to  LOCAL
       hosts.  The  right  list  refers  to  REMOTE  hosts.  It is possible to examine statistics
       (counts) on number of packets, bytes, IP service type and last communication host for each
       host. Use the arrow keys (left and right) to change the display.


       -e ethnum
              ethnum  is  the name of the ethernet device to attempt to run with netwatch.  (e.g.
              -e eth1 selects the eth1 device rather than the default eth0 device.

       -c confignetfile
              selects the name of the file which contains the  ifconfig  information.  Note  that
              this  is not necessary since netwatch will use the route information from /proc/net
              to build all the information needed (without using ANY configuration file).

       -b     For a transparent bridge, ignore every other packet... (older kernels)

       -i dd.dd.dd.dd
              Fake a local internet address for "this" machine... (useful in  making  fake  local
              net for monitoring when combined with the -m option )

       -m dd.dd.dd.dd
              Fake the netmask which is used for the local net evaluation

       -n     Do not resolve names (just display addresses)

       -h     Simple help information

       -t     Start Netwatch in TOP Mode (30 sec. startup delay)


       The  following  description  will attempt to clarify what keys netwatch understands. It is
       important to know that the program is mode  dependent.  This  means  commands  may  change
       depending on the current mode.  The primary mode is dual-list mode. In this mode use

       <tab>  key     - switch scroll display to the other list (dual-lists). Look for KEY.

       <left> key     - Change display options (moving left through the options)

              key     - Change display options (moving right through the options)

       <up>   key     - Scroll to previous host page on the current list (see KEY) Change display
              options (moving right through the options)

       <down> key     - Scroll to next host page on the current list (see KEY)

       h      key     - gives help screen

       t      key     - Toggle TOP mode (where 30 sec update on busiest hosts)

       c      key     - Clear counts for all hosts

       n      key     - Clean the remote & local host tables

       N      key     - Clean the remote OR local host tables (depends on which is current)

       L      key     - Produce LOG of current display entries (REMOTE or LOCAL)

       b      key     - Toggle display of BLUE entries (OLD)

       d      key     - Toggle display of DOMAIN entries (Name Server Queries)

       w      key     - Enter WATCH mode for viewing ROUTING stats and HOST packets

       <F10>, <END>
              or q key     - Exits the program


       Gordon MacKay


       Copyright (c) Gordon MacKay 1997, under GPL


       Yes, but hopefully the program is better than it was...