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    I’m trying to find the average bandwidth usage going in and out of my gateway cisco router. The interface that connects to the dsl modem is Dialer0. From what I understand, you can run the command “show interfaces Dialer0” and receive a 5 minute input and output rate. I’ll paste the output of this command and hopefully somebody can help me figure out what all of it means.

    Dialer0 is up, line protocol is up (spoofing)
    Hardware is Unknown
    Description: $FW_OUTSIDE$
    Internet address is ?.?.?.?/30
    MTU 1500 bytes, BW 56 Kbit, DLY 20000 usec,
    reliability 255/255, txload 6/255, rxload 15/255
    Encapsulation PPP, loopback not set
    Keepalive set (10 sec)
    DTR is pulsed for 1 seconds on reset
    Interface is bound to Vi2
    Last input never, output never, output hang never
    Last clearing of “show interface” counters 00:05:22
    Input queue: 0/75/0/0 (size/max/drops/flushes); Total output drops: 0
    Queueing strategy: weighted fair
    Output queue: 0/1000/64/0 (size/max total/threshold/drops)
    Conversations 0/1/16 (active/max active/max total)
    Reserved Conversations 0/0 (allocated/max allocated)
    Available Bandwidth 42 kilobits/sec
    5 minute input rate 135000 bits/sec, 5 packets/sec
    5 minute output rate 3000 bits/sec, 4 packets/sec
    5227 packets input, 3604435 bytes
    4768 packets output, 979241 bytes
    Bound to:
    Virtual-Access2 is up, line protocol is up
    Hardware is Virtual Access interface
    MTU 1500 bytes, BW 56 Kbit, DLY 20000 usec,
    reliability 255/255, txload 59/255, rxload 48/255
    Encapsulation PPP, LCP Open
    Open: IPCP
    PPPoE vaccess, cloned from Dialer0
    Vaccess status 0x44, loopback not set
    Keepalive set (10 sec)
    Interface is bound to Di0 (Encapsulation PPP)
    Last input 00:00:00, output never, output hang never
    Last clearing of “show interface” counters 2d07h
    Input queue: 0/75/0/0 (size/max/drops/flushes); Total output drops: 0
    Queueing strategy: fifo
    Output queue: 0/40 (size/max)
    5 minute input rate 123000 bits/sec, 10 packets/sec
    5 minute output rate 13000 bits/sec, 11 packets/sec
    3733144 packets input, 3075510708 bytes, 0 no buffer
    Received 0 broadcasts, 0 runts, 0 giants, 0 throttles
    0 input errors, 0 CRC, 0 frame, 0 overrun, 0 ignored, 0 abort
    3138445 packets output, 947687308 bytes, 0 underruns
    0 output errors, 0 collisions, 0 interface resets
    0 output buffer failures, 0 output buffers swapped out
    0 carrier transitions
    [/CODE]

    As you see, there are 2 sections: the Dialer0 section and the Virtual-Access2 section, each with there own 5 minute input/output rate.
    To begin, I’m not sure which section I should be using. I think I should be using the top section, Dialer0, but I’m not really sure. If so, it says:

    [CODE] 5 minute input rate 135000 bits/sec, 5 packets/sec
    5 minute output rate 3000 bits/sec, 4 packets/sec
    5227 packets input, 3604435 bytes
    4768 packets output, 979241 bytes[/CODE]

    Does this roughly mean that over the past 5 minutes 135000 bits/sec came from WAN to LAN and 3000 bits/sec went from LAN to WAN?[CODE]Dialer0 is up, line protocol is up (spoofing)
    Hardware is Unknown
    Description: $FW_OUTSIDE$
    Internet address is ?.?.?.?/30
    MTU 1500 bytes, BW 56 Kbit, DLY 20000 usec,
    reliability 255/255, txload 6/255, rxload 15/255
    Encapsulation PPP, loopback not set
    Keepalive set (10 sec)
    DTR is pulsed for 1 seconds on reset
    Interface is bound to Vi2
    Last input never, output never, output hang never
    Last clearing of “show interface” counters 00:05:22
    Input queue: 0/75/0/0 (size/max/drops/flushes); Total output drops: 0
    Queueing strategy: weighted fair
    Output queue: 0/1000/64/0 (size/max total/threshold/drops)
    Conversations 0/1/16 (active/max active/max total)
    Reserved Conversations 0/0 (allocated/max allocated)
    Available Bandwidth 42 kilobits/sec
    5 minute input rate 135000 bits/sec, 5 packets/sec
    5 minute output rate 3000 bits/sec, 4 packets/sec
    5227 packets input, 3604435 bytes
    4768 packets output, 979241 bytes
    Bound to:
    Virtual-Access2 is up, line protocol is up
    Hardware is Virtual Access interface
    MTU 1500 bytes, BW 56 Kbit, DLY 20000 usec,
    reliability 255/255, txload 59/255, rxload 48/255
    Encapsulation PPP, LCP Open
    Open: IPCP
    PPPoE vaccess, cloned from Dialer0
    Vaccess status 0x44, loopback not set
    Keepalive set (10 sec)
    Interface is bound to Di0 (Encapsulation PPP)
    Last input 00:00:00, output never, output hang never
    Last clearing of “show interface” counters 2d07h
    Input queue: 0/75/0/0 (size/max/drops/flushes); Total output drops: 0
    Queueing strategy: fifo
    Output queue: 0/40 (size/max)
    5 minute input rate 123000 bits/sec, 10 packets/sec
    5 minute output rate 13000 bits/sec, 11 packets/sec
    3733144 packets input, 3075510708 bytes, 0 no buffer
    Received 0 broadcasts, 0 runts, 0 giants, 0 throttles
    0 input errors, 0 CRC, 0 frame, 0 overrun, 0 ignored, 0 abort
    3138445 packets output, 947687308 bytes, 0 underruns
    0 output errors, 0 collisions, 0 interface resets
    0 output buffer failures, 0 output buffers swapped out
    0 carrier transitions
    [/CODE]

    As you see, there are 2 sections: the Dialer0 section and the Virtual-Access2 section, each with there own 5 minute input/output rate.
    To begin, I’m not sure which section I should be using. I think I should be using the top section, Dialer0, but I’m not really sure. If so, it says:

    5 minute input rate 135000 bits/sec, 5 packets/sec
    5 minute output rate 3000 bits/sec, 4 packets/sec
    5227 packets input, 3604435 bytes
    4768 packets output, 979241 bytes[/CODE]

    Does this roughly mean that over the past 5 minutes 135000 bits/sec came from WAN to LAN and 3000 bits/sec went from LAN to WAN?[CODE] 5 minute input rate 135000 bits/sec, 5 packets/sec
    5 minute output rate 3000 bits/sec, 4 packets/sec
    5227 packets input, 3604435 bytes
    4768 packets output, 979241 bytes[/CODE]

    Does this roughly mean that over the past 5 minutes 135000 bits/sec came from WAN to LAN and 3000 bits/sec went from LAN to WAN?

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