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I'm running a small, private VPN server for me and 2-3 other people. For bandwidth monitoring, and to comply with any possible DMCA or other government (re: new Canadian law) requests, I want to have a log of authentications by user, and the users' activities (traffic aka addresses visited, not private login data or session info). Is there a way to log traffic by user when connected to the VPN?

My goal in running a VPN server is not to evade legitimate sources-- it's just to protect my data a bit in a cafe / while traveling. I'm not trying at all to make this a private service as only a few close friends + family members use it.

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Yes you can, but the functionality depends on your set up.

Which VPN server and on what OS are you running it on? I can amend my answer if you provide the info, that way I can replicate your set up.

  • Thanks for the advice! Ubuntu, openswan, and xl2tpd using ppp. I think that's all the info that would be relevant? Thanks for any guidance! – BBB Dec 19 '13 at 3:38

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