With m0n0wall alone u won't be able to see exactly whose using how many
bandwith, my advise here is the add a proxy server next to your m0n0wall,
and use transparant proxy,
ON the proxy server u can then see exactly whose doing what...
I don't think that u'll also be able to see the exact amount of bandwith
being used with the proxy either, u might need to use an add-on, ex. we use
Squid Proxy Server, and ontop of that we have Smart Filter, u can also obt
for using WebTrends Proxy analyzer or some tool in that catagory to read the
proxy logs, and u'll see exactly whose using how much of the bandwith...
If u take the route, u'll either need to mark you pc's with specific names
or ip addreses, unless u are using MS ISA server, which u can tie into the
domain, and see exactly whose login name was doing what..
hope this little info helped
>From: Martin Cavanagh <mac24nz at yahoo dot com dot au>
>To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
>Subject: [m0n0wall] Traffic Measurement
>Date: Thu, 02 Dec 2004 00:12:42 +0100
>I'm trying to get control of an outofcontrol student hostel DSL connection.
> We have 10 people using the connection, its fast, but its not fast
>enough, because lots of the people here are using p2p. I've migrated to
>m0n0wall because I found that bandwidth control didn't come easy in
>smoothwall. Everything so far sounds good & normal.
>But i would also like to be able to see, who uses the data cap and how much
>they use. That is, we have 60GB per month or we have to pay more per
>month, so we are quite motivated to keep it within the threshold. Our ISP
>allows us to check how much we have used, but I would like to be able to
>see which user inside our LAN uses the data cap (I expect to be one of the
>Is there a mod for m0n0wall for this - or is there a way to measure
>outgoing traffic from the m0nowall over SNMP packets or anything?
>Your thoughts would be appreciated
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