This chapter provides information applicable to all of IPTraf's statistical monitors.
IPTraf initially returns exact counts of bytes and packets. However, as they grow larger, IPTraf begins displaying them in increasingly higher denominations.
A number standing alone with no suffix represents an exact count. A number with a K following is a kilo (thousand) figure. An M, G, and T suffix represents mega (million), giga (billion), and tera (trillion) respectively. The following table shows examples.
Table 1. Numeric Display Notations
These notations apply to both packet and byte counts.