RE: badnwidth monitorFrom: Munkhbayar.B (email@example.com)
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From: "Munkhbayar.B" <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: "Jesse Morgan" <email@example.com>, <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Thu, 23 May 2002 10:13:54 +0900
First of all you'll need to install and deploy some Proxy server on Linux.
http://www.astaro.com/, Mandrake SNF
And use some trafic shaping ware. We use iptraf here.
Or plug HUB on last connection to the router and Sniff that HUB (exam: NAI's
Sniffer). It'll do the trick.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jesse Morgan [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, May 22, 2002 10:10 PM
> To: 'firstname.lastname@example.org'
> Subject: FW: badnwidth monitor
> Hi, this is my first post to this list, so go easy on me.
> I've just started working as an IT intern at an architecture firm with
> around 80 people. We supposedly have a fractional T1 connection of some
> type, but frankly, my DSL connection at home is more responsive.
> I know for
> a fact that most people here don't use the connection(about 10 ppl total
> actually do).
> I want to find out where the bandwidth is going. I figure I
> could set up a
> proxy, but that would take alot of effort getting the Idea through the
> Admin(*grumble*)...(there's currently NO security here, but I'm trying to
> change that.)
> I know that we have a Cisco router of some sort, but I haven't really
> gotten a feel for the equipment yet. is there a passive way for me to
> figure out who's hogging the bandwidth? For all I know, someone could have
> found a securiy hole and they're hosting an warez site off of us :/
> ***Anything*** is possible here.
> - Jesse the Intern