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vnstat-dumpdb

Get vnStat network traffic and configuration

vnstat-dumpdb

Get network traffic statistics from vnStat.

var vnstat = require ('vnstat-dumpdb') ();
 
// Get traffic per day 
vnstat.getStats ('eth0', function (errdata) {
  if (err) {
    console.log (err);
    return;
  }
 
  console.log (data.traffic.days);
});
 
// Read config setting 
vnstat.getConfig (function (errconfig) {
  if (err) {
    console.log (err);
    return;
  }
 
  console.log ('Interfaces updating every ' + config.UpdateInterval + ' minutes');
});

Make sure you have vnStat v1.13 or later.

npm install vnstat-dumpdb

The module loads as a function to override the defaults:

setting type required default description
bin string no vnstat Path to vnstat binary
iface string no i.e. eth0 or false to list all

Each method below takes a callback function which gets two arguments:

  • err - Instance of Error or null
  • data - Result object or not set when error
function myCallback (errdata) {
  if (err) {
    console.log (err);
    console.log (err.stack);
    return;
  }
 
  console.log (data);
}
message description additional
no config Can't load config for getConfig err.details, err.error
invalid data Can't read stats for getStats err.details
invalid interface iface is invalid or not set up

Get statistics for one, multiple or all interfaces.

  • One: vnstat.getStats ('eth0', callback)
  • All: vnstat.getStats (false, callback)
// Get traffic for interface en1 
vnstat.getStats ('en1', console.log);
 
// Output 
{ id: 'en1',
  nick: 'en1',
  created: { date: { year: 2012, month: 11, day: 21 } },
  updated:
   { date: { year: 2013, month: 10, day: 28 },
     time: { hour: 3, minute: 25 } },
  traffic:
   { total: { rx: 593576855, tx: 63746811 },
     days:
      [ { id: 0,
          date: { year: 2013, month: 10, day: 28 },
          rx: 4083261,
          tx: 119674 },
        { id: 1,
          date: { year: 2013, month: 10, day: 27 },
          rx: 2206367,
          tx: 52314 },
        ...
      ],
     months:
      [ { id: 0,
          date: { year: 2013, month: 10 },
          rx: 158176326,
          tx: 7740561 },
        { id: 1,
          date: { year: 2013, month: 9 },
          rx: 119230002,
          tx: 3394278 },
        ...
      ],
     tops:
      [ { id: 0,
          date: { year: 2013, month: 10, day: 5 },
          time: { hour: 0, minute: 10 },
          rx: 22445455,
          tx: 601967 },
        { id: 1,
          date: { year: 2013, month: 9, day: 23 },
          time: { hour: 0, minute: 0 },
          rx: 20201102,
          tx: 461492 },
        ...
      ],
      hours: []
  }
}

Get vnStat configuration.

vnstat.getConfig (function (errconfig) {
  if (err) {
    console.log (err);
    return;
  }
 
  console.log ('Interfaces updating every ' + config.UpdateInterval + ' seconds');
});

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