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I have searched long & hard for a free utility that can monitor my home network's internet downloads. Long story short, PRTG Network Monitor (free) seems to fit my needs. Before I start installing it (7 wired desktops & 1 wireless laptop connected to a modem/router that do not support SNMP), may I ask if the freeware limitation of 10 sensors/4 probes are enough for my needs? I only want to monitor internet downloads. Thanks.

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Created on Jul 3, 2010 10:11:00 AM

Last change on Jul 5, 2010 12:48:42 PM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]

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the Freeware Edition of PRTG should be fine in your case with one sensor per port (and thus per PC) on your modem/router.

BTW: You can extend your freeware version to 20 sensors by adding a PRTG banner to your website.

Best Regards.

Created on Jul 5, 2010 12:07:18 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

Last change on Jul 6, 2010 10:44:15 AM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]




Created on Jul 5, 2010 12:47:51 PM

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