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I'm wondering if I'm able to track what websites and how often users of my network are visiting what sites with PRTG. I set-up the trial and have packet sniffing "working" (i get some data back). I can see hosts and amounts of data, but it looks the data I'm getting is just a record of packet sizes. I'm looking for a bit of a deeper dive into the packet. An example of the record type I'm looking for is if a user is going to facebook, how often and how long to they spend there.

I so have a Dell switch that has the monitoring feature, I also have a Cisco ASA that can dump NetFlow data as well if needed. But I'm thinking these are more along the line of traffic capture, and not so much reporting of the details in the packets.

Thanks, Doug

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Created on Dec 20, 2011 2:53:23 AM

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you could have a look at the Toplists on the Packet Sniffer Sensor, but they will only show the Top100-entries of those lists. To get the full details, a Proxy Server might be the better solution.

best regards.

Created on Dec 20, 2011 2:39:56 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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