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 From:  "John ." <jvoigt at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Traffic Measurement
 Date:  Thu, 2 Dec 2004 01:40:15 -0500
Much simpler to put in static MAC to IP mapping and firewall rules
that just count traffic for each IP.


On Thu, 02 Dec 2004 07:14:04 +0100, Mr. listman <savethelist at hotmail dot com> wrote:
> 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
> >worst culprits...)
> >
> >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
> >
> >Thanks
> >
> >Martin
> >
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