darkstat is an ntop-workalike network statistics gatherer. It runs as a background process on a cable or DSL router, uses libpcap to capture network traffic, and has a Web interface that serves up reports of statistics such as data transferred by host, port, and protocol. It also has a neat bandwidth usage graph.
Release Notes: darkstat no longer chroot()s by default. The "--base /path" functionality has been restored. A warning is emitted about graphs being blank if it can't get local IPs on an interface. darkstat no longer crashes in timer_stop() if monotonic time stops or goes backwards. Use of time_t has been fixed on OpenBSD 5.5 on 32-bit systems.
Release Notes: This release builds on Mac OS X again, and fixes a crash bug in the Web interface.
Release Notes: Support has been added for multiple capture interfaces, and for multiple local IPs per interface. Portability fixes have been made for NetBSD and OpenBSD. Start-up no longer fails on IPv6-incapable systems.
Release Notes: Fixes have been made for IPv6 support, HURD, Solaris, and systems without ifaddrs.h. The last seen time is now only updated for the sender. Failure to bind a socket or get the local IP is no longer fatal. darkstat now falls back to gethostbyaddr() if getnameinfo() fails. Decoding on OpenBSD DLT_NULL interfaces (e.g. gif(4)) has been fixed.
Release Notes: This release added support for IPv6, binding to multiple addresses, sorting by last seen time, saving of state without resetting it, and use of relative URLs for easier mod_proxying.