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How to Install iftop

How to Install iftop on RedHat 6 64 bits, CentOS.
iftop is a very very cool tool. It displays what connections are made and their usage etc…

Script to Install

#Install iftop RedHat 6
#by Felipe Ferreira http://felipeferreira.netconf July/2011

yum  -y install libpacap ncurses ncurses-devel flex byacc libpacap-devel

#(libpcap-devel) is not available on RedHat repo so we got to compile it

wget http://www.tcpdump.org/release/libpcap-1.1.1.tar.gz
tar -zxvf libpcap-1.1.1.tar.gz
cd libpcap-1.1.1
make install

#Then finally install iftop
wget http://www.ex-parrot.com/pdw/iftop/download/iftop-0.17.tar.gz
tar -zxvf iftop-0.17.tar.gz
cd iftop-0.17
make install

echo "installation done"
iftop -h

Can also try using the rpm packages from here

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