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How do I monitor WAN traffic.



I have a trendnet wireless router with desktops, laptops and portable devices connecting through WAN. How can I monitor how much traffic is being used by each device. I am completely new to most networking so please be specific.

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router traffic-monitoring wan

Created on Apr 1, 2011 11:43:13 PM

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There is no simple answer to this question. The approach depends completely on the setup and topology of your network as well as the software and hardware used. Please have a look at the following article: https://www.paessler.com/knowledgebase/en/topic/2923-how-do-i-discern-excessive-bandwidth-usage-with-prtg

Best Regards.

Created on Apr 4, 2011 11:58:54 AM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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