Synchronet v3.19b-Win32 (install) has been released (Jan-2022).

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It can often be helpful to monitor Synchronet's TCP/IP socket and thread utilization. On Unix-like operating systems, you can do this by combining the use of included tools like watch, netstat, grep, pidof, and top.


$ watch 'netstat -nap | grep /sbbs'


Using Top

$ top -o -COMMAND -H -p "$(pidof sbbs)"

Using htop

$ htop -p "$(pidof sbbs)"

To include the Synchronet thread names in the htop output, make sure the “Show custom thread names” Setup option is enabled:

Setup            Display options
Meters           [x] Tree view
Display options  [ ] Shadow other users' processes
Colors           [x] Hide kernel threads
Columns          [x] Hide userland threads
                 [ ] Display threads in a different color
                 [x] Show custom thread names
                 [ ] Highlight program "basename"
                 [x] Highlight large numbers in memory counters
                 [x] Leave a margin around header
                 [ ] Detailed CPU time (System/IO-Wait/Hard-IRQ/Soft-IRQ/Steal/Guest)
                 [ ] Count CPUs from 0 instead of 1
                 [x] Update process names on every refresh


On Windows, you can monitor Synchronet's TCP/IP socket and thread utilization using the Task Manager (Windows) and utilities like Process Explorer, pslist and TCPView.

Windows comes with a version of netstat as well.

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