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Wireless traffic monitor

by mathewshel / November 19, 2013 3:41 PM PST

Hi,
I want to monitor the wireless internet traffic at our office. Could someone recommend any solution that will allow me to generate reports on the traffic, that would include the bandwidth used, source and destination IP's etc.

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Such devices are available.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 19, 2013 3:51 PM PST

Keep in mind this is a frequently asked question. There are no cheap or easy solutions. There are cheap. There are easy but not both.

Why not try a google search to find the prior discussions?
Bob

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For example.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 19, 2013 4:00 PM PST
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thanks bob..:)!!
by mathewshel / November 20, 2013 2:10 PM PST
In reply to: For example.

Thanks Bob,
I'll try the networx solution from the result on your link.Sorry for the trouble.

thanks again. regards.

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No trouble
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 20, 2013 2:18 PM PST
In reply to: thanks bob..:)!!

I apologized in my own way that I shortchanged you. Then I saw I had shorted you far too much and added the search that finds the prior discussions.

Sorry about that but for now, I've yet to find cheap and easy.
Bob

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tools
by GuruOnline2 / November 22, 2013 4:26 AM PST
In reply to: No trouble

kismet
tamo soft

and then maybe paid tools like Air Magnet (fluke)

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Kismet looks a tad too techy for some.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 22, 2013 5:00 AM PST
In reply to: tools

Tamosoft comes closer but a new networker might drown in the information.
Bob

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thanks a lot
by mathewshel / November 23, 2013 6:07 PM PST

thanks very much everybody, i will try some of these out.

thanks again. regards

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