Little Snitch Help

Status menu

Displayed information

MENU ICON DESCRIPTION
Menu Icon Network activity not shown (preferences option).
Menu Icon Menu Icon Traffic meters showing current received and transmitted data rates. There is a preferences setting whether meters are shown monochrome or in color.
Menu Icon Traffic meters with numeric data rates. There is a preferences setting whether numeric rates are shown.
Menu Icon Blocked connection attempt. At the moment a connection is blocked, a red cross flashes in the traffic meters.
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Current operation mode: In Alert Mode, no background is drawn. In Silent Mode, the background is drawn in green (Silent Mode — Allow Connections) or red (Silent Mode — Deny Connections).
Menu Icon Network Filter is off: A warning symbol is shown when the network filter is off.
Menu Icon Traffic Capture is running: A blinking symbol is shown to indicate when a traffic capture is running.

Available menu actions

The status menu provides access to frequently used options:

Configuration options

Choose Little Snitch Preferences from the status menu and switch to the Network Monitor section. There you can change the appearance of the status menu icon:

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Two more options are in the General preferences section:

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