High use of Bandwidth private

July 2, 2018 641 views
Apache PostgreSQL Elasticsearch Ubuntu 16.04

Is it possible to know why my droplet has a high use of private bandwidth and for what other droplet it calls?

This cause a high load average too.

Example: Example link

1 Answer
jarland MOD July 3, 2018
Accepted Answer

Hey there,

There are different ways of going about this, but I really like iftop for this purpose. I was able to locate a great guide on how to install it:


In the sample output screenshot you can see that it shows you which other systems you are communicating with, and it sorts them by the highest rate of traffic.

Kind Regards,

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