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How do I know who is downloading the most from the internet? (broadbandusag

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How do I know who is downloading the most from the internet? (broadbandusag

Timwateru
Hi team,

Currently I would like to know who is downloading the most from the internet.

I have about 12 staff who are currently connected to the internet via a router.

However each month when our bills come - it seemed that the internet use very high due to downloading. I have blocked most of the sites, but there are sites that they can still access. so the boss have asked me to set up where I can see who is the killer....

Is there some free softwares (or trials) that I can use on my standard PC?

Also, I can see who is online when I go into my router, I was able to tell that their PC is online - however I cannot see who goes where and what file are they streaming into or downloading etc,,,,

Please help...

I want to set up this where they won't know that I can see them.
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    gechurch

    The router is the best place to do this (since you only need to do it in one spot). Obviously you've looked into this though and your router doesn't provide the function. There are other programs you can install on one machine only (Wireshark as mentioned above is an advanced option). Note though that modern switches make a connection between the client and router directly - other PCs will not see the traffic. This means Wireshark will not see the traffic from other computers. You will need to replace your switch with a hub if you want to use this option.

    If you're happy to install something on all the PCs I'd try ContentProtect Professional. This is the corporate version of NetNanny.

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    gechurch

    The router is the best place to do this (since you only need to do it in one spot). Obviously you've looked into this though and your router doesn't provide the function. There are other programs you can install on one machine only (Wireshark as mentioned above is an advanced option). Note though that modern switches make a connection between the client and router directly - other PCs will not see the traffic. This means Wireshark will not see the traffic from other computers. You will need to replace your switch with a hub if you want to use this option.

    If you're happy to install something on all the PCs I'd try ContentProtect Professional. This is the corporate version of NetNanny.