PPP Monitoring Utility

Man, I've been all over the net trying to find a PPP monitoring utility for Linux, and I'm coming up empty-handed.
Has noone made anything like this yet, or am I just looking in the wrong places? What I need is a utility(preferably GUI) that would show who's connected, how long they've been connected, and ideally the bandwith they're using.
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kiffneyConnect With a Mentor Commented:
These might be too simple, but I just use 'w' (shows the start time of the connection) and 'pppstats pppx' (shows bytes sent and received, replace pppx with the device number). For GUI, I know of  pload at
http://www.engr.utk.edu/~mdsmith/pload).  or there's http://sunsite.auc.dk/qweb/kpppload/

tiboriAuthor Commented:
Thanks kiffney. That's nice for the bandwith, but I still don't know the names of the users that are connected and which terminal device they're connected to. The only way I have currently of knowing this is checking the mgetty logs. BTW, I'm running a ppp dialin server using mgetty and pppd, and I would like to have a way of monitoring(in real time) when someone connects, disconnects, etc.
So 'w' doesn't show you login names on your ttySx lines?  It works here.  If you edit mgetty's login.conf on the ppp line, and change the third entry to @, it will put the username in utmp and 'w' should show you the usernames of logged-in ppp users.  I think.  Give it a shot.  (I think any monitoring program you find might be expecting utmp to have the username so you might have to do this anyway, whether or not it makes 'w' work)
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Not _exactly_ what you want, but EtherApe will display some of the info
and Netwatch has an "experimental" version that monitors ppp connections
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Actually "w" does work. A bit simple but adequate.
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