EtherApe is a graphical network monitor modeled after etherman. Featuring Ethernet, IP, TCP, FDDI, Token Ring and wireless modes, it displays network activity graphically. Hosts and links change in size with traffic. Color coded protocols display.
- graphical network display
- color coded protocol informations
- supports IP, TCP, VLAN, WLAN over multiple media
There isn't another tool like etherape. Watching traffic flows via a managed switches monitoring port with etherape gives you a better instantaneous picture of what is happening on your network than anything else. Just use it.
Etherape is amazing - just open it up in a free wifi area and see what it can do. Thank you to the authors/developers. Beautiful work.