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John
05-05-08, 06:48 PM
Hi everyone,

We have 4 PC's all connected wirelessly to a netgear DG834GT router and
my question is this: Is there a software program that will enable me to
tell what time each individual PC is used to assess the Internet during
a 24 hour period please? It would be nice if this program did not make
any changes to our networking setup in order to work.

Many thanks,
John.

smlunatick
05-05-08, 07:20 PM
On May 5, 7:48*pm, John <z...@zen.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
>
> We have 4 PC's all connected wirelessly to a netgear DG834GT router and
> my question is this: Is there a software program that will enable me to
> tell what time each individual PC is used to assess the Internet during
> a 24 hour period please? It would be nice if this program did not make
> any changes to our networking setup in order to work.
>
> Many thanks,
> John.

The only wy is to check the Netgear router since it is the only
"common" access point. Each PC access the Internet direct only
thorough the Netgear. You will need to cheeck the Netgear's logging
features. Several "low-end" router does not monitor these type of
"activity.' You might need to find a higher quality of router.

John
05-06-08, 04:09 AM
smlunatick wrote:
> On May 5, 7:48 pm, John <z...@zen.co.uk> wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>>
>> We have 4 PC's all connected wirelessly to a netgear DG834GT router and
>> my question is this: Is there a software program that will enable me to
>> tell what time each individual PC is used to assess the Internet during
>> a 24 hour period please? It would be nice if this program did not make
>> any changes to our networking setup in order to work.
>>
>> Many thanks,
>> John.
>
> The only wy is to check the Netgear router since it is the only
> "common" access point. Each PC access the Internet direct only
> thorough the Netgear. You will need to cheeck the Netgear's logging
> features. Several "low-end" router does not monitor these type of
> "activity.' You might need to find a higher quality of router.

It doesn't look like my router stores that info I'm afraid, but thanks
for your help.

Regards,
John.

Leo
05-06-08, 05:40 AM
John wrote:
> smlunatick wrote:
>> On May 5, 7:48 pm, John <z...@zen.co.uk> wrote:
>>> Hi everyone,
>>>
>>> We have 4 PC's all connected wirelessly to a netgear DG834GT router and
>>> my question is this: Is there a software program that will enable me to
>>> tell what time each individual PC is used to assess the Internet during
>>> a 24 hour period please? It would be nice if this program did not make
>>> any changes to our networking setup in order to work.
>>>
>>> Many thanks,
>>> John.
>>
>> The only wy is to check the Netgear router since it is the only
>> "common" access point. Each PC access the Internet direct only
>> thorough the Netgear. You will need to cheeck the Netgear's logging
>> features. Several "low-end" router does not monitor these type of
>> "activity.' You might need to find a higher quality of router.
>
> It doesn't look like my router stores that info I'm afraid, but thanks
> for your help.
>
> Regards,
> John.
Have a look on this "Network magic ", there's a free version that can
give you a network history for all your connected PCs, there're also pay
versions on this link :
http://www.networkmagic.com/nmlp/linkshare.php

John
05-06-08, 06:24 AM
Leo wrote:

> Have a look on this "Network magic ", there's a free version that can
> give you a network history for all your connected PCs, there're also pay
> versions on this link :
> http://www.networkmagic.com/nmlp/linkshare.php

Thanks, I'll give it a try.

John.

Jack \(MVP-Networking\).
05-06-08, 10:17 AM
Hi
Be careful with Network magic it might change your Network setup.
In general there is No easy way to centrally monitor peer-to-peer network
with Entry Level Network Devices. In most cases it has to be done via
installing software on each computer and collecting the data through the
network with applications like this one (example) http://www.netlimiter.com/
Jack (MVP-Networking).

"John" <zen@zen.co.uk> wrote in message
news:68atfhF2rkbjqU2@mid.individual.net...
> Leo wrote:
>
>> Have a look on this "Network magic ", there's a free version that can
>> give you a network history for all your connected PCs, there're also pay
>> versions on this link :
>> http://www.networkmagic.com/nmlp/linkshare.php
>
> Thanks, I'll give it a try.
>
> John.

John
05-06-08, 10:29 AM
Many thanks for the advice Jack.

Regards,
John.

Jack (MVP-Networking). wrote:
> Hi
> Be careful with Network magic it might change your Network setup.
> In general there is No easy way to centrally monitor peer-to-peer
> network with Entry Level Network Devices. In most cases it has to be
> done via installing software on each computer and collecting the data
> through the network with applications like this one (example)
> http://www.netlimiter.com/
> Jack (MVP-Networking).
>
> "John" <zen@zen.co.uk> wrote in message
> news:68atfhF2rkbjqU2@mid.individual.net...
>> Leo wrote:
>>
>>> Have a look on this "Network magic ", there's a free version that can
>>> give you a network history for all your connected PCs, there're also
>>> pay versions on this link :
>>> http://www.networkmagic.com/nmlp/linkshare.php
>>
>> Thanks, I'll give it a try.
>>
>> John.
>