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 From:  Don Munyak <don dot munyak at gmail dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Fwd: [m0n0wall] Traffic counting/monitoring
 Date:  Wed, 26 Oct 2005 13:20:49 -0400
You can also use wallwatcher with the snmp switch in m0n0wall enabled,
for IP accounting



---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Steve Yates <steve at teamits dot com>
Date: Oct 26, 2005 12:27 PM
Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] Traffic counting/monitoring
To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch

On Wed, 26 Oct 2005 12:09:42 +0200
"jagodex" <jagodex at marina dot pl> wrote:

> Since long time I am reading this forum trying to find sulution for the
> following issue:
> how to track/monitor bandwidth usage, transfers per IP addres/user.

        There are several methods.  Here is one that does not depend on
m0n0wall for this function.  Wire things like so:

[m0n0wall] -- [hub] -- [switch] -- [your PCs]

Connect another PC to the hub and use a program like BWMeter
(desksoft.com).  The hub is necessary to duplicate all packets flowing
between the network and m0n0wall.  An alternative to a hub would be to
use a smart switch that can be configured to duplicate all packets, but
if you have a hub lying around that's a cheap solution.

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 - ITS, Inc.
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