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Can PRTG Network Montior show internet ussage by IP Address?

Like many home internet users I have many devices( computers,xbox, ipads,Playstation3 etc) accessing the internet. I can't determine what devices are using up my monthly usage. I assume you need SNMP to monitor usage. What home wireless routers ( e.g. linksys) would work with your product to display internet usage by ip Address?



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Created on Jan 23, 2012 7:35:42 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

I'm afraid SNMP won't do the trick. You would need flow-based monitoring or Packet Sniffing.

best regards.

Created on Jan 23, 2012 8:20:01 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

Last change on Dec 2, 2021 10:33:55 AM by  Maike Guba [Paessler Support] (2,404) 2 1

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