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Network Bandwidth Monitor

Post by Fat_bloater_dave » Thu May 01, 2008 4:12 am

Hi there,
I'm looking for some sort of software that will monitor the net usage for each computer on a network and report it back to one usage, so something that can simply tell me at the end of a day, week, month how much bandwidth each computer on my network has used.

Thank you very much for any help.


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Post by widowmaker » Thu May 01, 2008 7:06 am

I'm also interested in such a program but I don't think it exists. I even called up my router manufacturer (Linksys) and they told me no such proprietary software exists. They couldn't suggest any third party software either.

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Post by nutball » Thu May 01, 2008 8:52 am

If you have a router that's amenable to flashing with DD-WRT or then you can use rflow or similar I think. That may do what you're wanting to do.

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Post by Willy Higinbotham » Thu May 01, 2008 9:35 am

It exists.

More info

see under "Configuration examples" (especially Example 5,6 and 7)

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Post by lm » Thu May 01, 2008 10:42 am

Any linux computer can easily do that for all the traffic that goes through it.

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Post by snark_be » Sat May 10, 2008 1:14 pm

BWMeter can do this : pool the Net usage from other computers.
Check the "Remote" tab.

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Post by NyteOwl » Sun May 11, 2008 11:52 am

Excellent -->

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