View network activity of any application or user in realtime

lsof -r 2 -p PID -i -a
The "-r 2" option puts lsof in repeat mode, with updates every 2 seconds. (Ctrl -c quits) The "-p" option is used to specify the application PID you want to monitor. The "-u' option can be used to keep an eye on a users network activity. "lsof -r 2 -u username -i -a"

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By: zlemini
2010-03-16 20:37:16

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I never get tired of lsof. really, what an awesome tool.
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