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provide an MRTG-graphable user count for ftpd


pure-mrtginfo [server port]


Pure-Mrtginfo counts the number of clients currently connected to ftpd(8) and output the format in a format graphable by MRTG.


server port: defaults to 21.



is used to count the connectiont to port 21.


is used to get the fully qualified hostname.


is used to get the uptime.


MRTG is a really nice package for graphing router traffic.  Mrtg can also graph other information is available via SNMP or by running a program such as pure-mrtginfo. The author of this program uses it to graph CPU load, /var usage etc., and naturally the number of users connected to his FTP servers.  See


for more information about MRTG.


This program only works on GNU/Linux systems yet.

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Author and License

Written by Arnt Gulbrandsen <agulbra@troll.no> and copyright 1995-2002 Troll Tech AS, Waldemar Thranes gate 98B, N-0175 Oslo, Norway, fax +47 22806380.

Pure-FTPd (C)opyleft 2001-2022 by Frank DENIS <j at pureftpd dot org>.

Use, modification and distribution is allowed without limitation, warranty, or liability of any kind.

See Also

ftp(1), pure-ftpd(8) pure-ftpwho(8) pure-mrtginfo(8) pure-uploadscript(8) pure-statsdecode(8) pure-pw(8) pure-quotacheck(8) pure-authd(8) pure-certd(8)

RFC 959, RFC 2228, RFC 2389 and RFC 2428.

Referenced By

pure-authd(8), pure-certd(8), pure-ftpd(8), pure-ftpwho(8), pure-pw(8), pure-pwconvert(8), pure-quotacheck(8), pure-statsdecode(8), pure-uploadscript(8).

1.0.51 Frank Denis Pure-FTPd