This article describes the steps to monitor XG Firewall traffic in real time from the command line. For example, to identify what IP is using bandwidth.The following sections are covered:
Applies to the following Sophos products and versionsSFOS v17 and above
To monitor traffic usage in real-time then do as follows:
iftop -i IFNAME
Iftop is an old tool that I still use on Linux Machines where UI is not even installed.
On XG, We expect to see a complete flow monitor like UTM 9 has.
2 tabs where one shows the traffic in a grid, one…
Thank you for the information. I hope this is an interim solution until a real feature is installed and part of the GUI?
I agree that this is a workaround solution and I would urge all of you to cast your vote to increase the severity of this feature.
Thank & Regards,
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