Describes the use of a system that constantly monitors a computer network for slow or failing components and that notifies the network administrator (via email, SMS or other alarms) in case of outages.

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How can I limit the download from internet

I have a local network which use router to connect to Internet. However, I want to limit the download source from internet. How can I block some download address for user. Because some software user ...
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Network usage monitor for linux for specific hours?

I need a network usage monitor for linux like vnStat that have the ability to turn off metering at specific hours. I have a broadband connection with limited and unlimited bandwidth respect to time. ...
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Tools for monitoring and logging internet connectivity on my home network

My cable modem seems to be getting more unreliable and suffering outages, so I want to monitor the drop-outs - if I can provide a log showing when it's faulty I should be better armed when talking to ...
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How to change the mac address (permanently ) or identify a 3G USB dongle?

I've bought two 3G usb dongles and they both have the same mac address. After some research I've found this is a common issue so buying new ones may not fix the issue. I need to identity a specific ...
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Unable to capture authentication handshake using airodump-ng

I am using airodump-ng to capture authentication handshake, so I ran airodump for almost 49 minutes and the output appearing as CH 9 ][ Elapsed: 49 mins ][ 2013-04-14 10:58 ][ fixed channel prism0: -...
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How to get notified when new clients are connected on my LAN?

Is there any solution which can allow me to store MAC's and IP's of my clients and notify me via email whenever a new one is connected? (Preferably for Windows) I know I can script it myself but ...
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Is it possible to monitor traffic and identify rogue outgoing emails from mobile devices using a PC as a wireless hotspot?

I've discovered that my home network IP address has ended up on several blacklists after spam traps received emails from this IP address. I've tested the one PC that uses this network, and it seems to ...
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Safe Capture of WAN Packets

I have an aggregating network tap between my WAN connetion and my home router. I have a dedicated machine running Wireshark to capture all WAN traffic via the network tap. This machine is running ...
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How to log amount of data transferred (upload / download)

What is the easiest way to keep track of much data is transferred? I'm interested in knowing the amount uploaded and downloaded over a certain time frame (i.e. the past day or week). It would be for ...
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Monitor switch traffic load on specific port (CISCO managed switch)

For troubleshooting networks problems I need to know how to monitor the traffic (work load) on a managed switch. I read about SPAN for CISCO switches. But it seems to be overkill since it does mirror ...
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Testing symmetrical high-speed Internet connections

Is there a tool that I can use on a sever that will allow me to measure throughput for symmetrical circuits on a closed controled network to a select group of clients? If not how do I go about ...
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iPad and Wifi Access point on a MAC restricted network

I'm trying to help my sister get her iPad online in her university halls of residence. She has one ethernet port in her room and there is no wireless provided. I got her a wireless router (which is ...
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Monitor/Track data sent over internet by an application

How do I monitor/track (and possibly save) the data that is sent over the internet by an application? Example: I have an application "X", it sends some data over the internet, now I want to know what ...
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Does network monitoring tools help in detecting spywares?

Is it possible for spywares/ virus not to be detected by network monitoring tool ( for eg TCPView) if they are sending information/files over internet ?
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How to check if a computer in the network is down and then send a notification email?

I need to check if a computer in the network is down. If this is true, I would like to send to myself a notification email. I have Windows 7. I was trying to do it with xStarter but I could not find ...
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Internet stops working when using Microsoft Network Monitor

I need to sniff some http request that a software is making, so I've downloaded Microsoft Network Monitor which I have used in the past on other computers without any problems. So I run the network ...
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Windows Command line way to get network usage of a process

I would like to get the network usage (in bytes or KB) of a specified process through the Windows command line (I'm using Windows 7). Also if its possible to get a list of all running processes with ...
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monitor and log LAN network traffic on CentOS 6.x

I've been fiddling with this one for almost a week now. My setup is: LAN (windows/linux PCs/servers) <-> CentOS gateway/firewall box <-> ISP I'm trying to setup a monitoring solution which ...
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How to detect WAN IP address changes?

I have a software that is very WAN IP Address sensitive, and I am looking for some "monitors" which can detect if WAN changed by ISP, just to react accordingly. Any good recommendation? Edit: I ...
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Devmon exception template to alarm only if ifAliasBox contains string “uplink” (for Xymon)

to monitor my network I use Xymon with Devmon SNMP crawler. Devmon is a perl program for extracting and interpreting data received from SMNP capable devices. Therefor templates are used for each ...
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Overhead for using iostat, top, and iperf commands

I'm currently looking at the best ways to monitor and report system statistics. So far, the best plan seems to grab output from iostat, top, and iperf, roll all the data up into a json object, and ...
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Internet Activity Monitoring

I have the following questions regarding internet activity monitoring from my employer : To put it into perspective, here's how I use the different devices : Device 1 : Work Computer, used at home ...
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list out free bricks on glusterfs storage nodes

I'm trying to aggregate storage on different four machines using Glusterfs.Each machine has multiple bricks and I'm going write a program to create multiple replicated volumes from the bricks on ...
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Network Monitor shows data transmission for almost a minute after Dropbox sync was paused. Why?

I've been fiddling with the resource monitor today. I was uploading a file using Dropbox for Windows desktop. Resource monitor displayed a data upload rate of around 30,000 B/s for Dropbox.exe. To ...
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Asus router reports different bandwidth usage from ISP

The Traffic Manager - Traffic Monitor page on my router reports drastically less bandwidth data usage than our ISP. For example 2015-Nov-04 is 0.98GB according to Asus and 7.3GB according to ISP. This ...
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How can I use Microsoft Network Monitor to view messages sent via socket client/server

I would like to view the exact messages sent/received in Microsoft network monitor, but I do not know how. I have build a program to send messages via TCP socket and If a message "ready" is sent over ...
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Wireshark 1.99 monitor mode?

Relatively new to Wireshark, running 1.99.7 on a MacBook Pro (2015), OS X Yosemite 10.10.3. I have no problem with basic capture via wifi, but have been unable to figure out how to turn on monitor ...
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Performance Monitor monitoring packets received on specific port?

We're using dozens of ports to receive hundreds of UDP connections per second (each connection is one packet) from gps devices. The programs that do the listening are poorly written and don't log any ...