[Users] Logging traffic stats for VEs

Ian P. Christian pookey at pookey.co.uk
Wed May 9 13:58:33 EDT 2007

Thorsten Schifferdecker wrote:
> Hi Ian,
> a) use the /proc/net/dev of your VE:
> # vzctl exec <VEID> grep venet0 /proc/net/dev | cut -d":" -f2 | awk
> '{print $1"\n"$9}'
> xxx
> xxx
> b) or, VE has enabled sysfs:
> # vzctl exec <VEID> cat /sys/class/net/venet0/statistics/{r,t}x_bytes

These would both be reset on a customer rebooting their VE wouldn't
they? Is there any way a user of a VE could manipulate the figures in
either of these places?


Ian P. Christian ~ http://pookey.co.uk

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