[p2p-hackers] Measure per-application bandwidth in Win32

Tianhao Qiu tianhao.qiu at gmail.com
Mon Jun 19 07:05:04 UTC 2006

David Barrett wrote:
> Wow, that's incredible.  Do you have any idea how it does it?
> I note it requires a reboot to work; probably some low-level driver?

As far as I know, it uses Winsock 2 Layered Service Provider.

Some links about LSP:

> -david
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: p2p-hackers-bounces at zgp.org [mailto:p2p-hackers-bounces at zgp.org] On
>> Behalf Of Tianhao Qiu
>> Sent: Sunday, June 18, 2006 10:57 PM
>> To: Peer-to-peer development.
>> Subject: Re: [p2p-hackers] Measure per-application bandwidth in Win32
>> David Barrett wrote:
>>> Do you know of any way to break down current bandwidth usage by
>> application?
>>> For example, is there some application like netstat or Sysinternal's
>>> TCPview that not only shows which connections are currently active (and
>>> to which processes they belong), but how much bandwidth they are
>>> actually using?
>> There is a nice software called netlimiter: http://www.netlimiter.com/.
>> It's not free though. I recommend the old version:
>> http://www.netlimiter.com/download/nl_v130.exe, which is much cleaner
>> than its newest version. If you don't want to pay, there is a freeware
>> version: http://www.netlimiter.com/download/nl_208_mon.exe.
>>> Alternatively, do you know of any Win32 API functions that could be used
>>> to write such a utility?
>>> -david


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