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repthor

join:2011-11-26
Auburn, ME

monitoring software for wi-fi

hello, im new here!

can anyone recommend anything to monitor a wireless network?
something that would show who's connected, how much bw theyre using, etc. the more options the better.

thanks in advance!



sbconslt

join:2009-07-28
Los Angeles, CA

What model of wireless router have you got? Any router will have a screen that tells you who's connected, but it's unlikely that it logs per-client bandwidth.
--
Scott Brown Consulting


HELLFIRE
Premium
join:2009-11-25
kudos:13
reply to repthor

Syslog or SNMP is the easiest method of monitoring a device. But like sbconslt says,
it'd help to know the exact make / model of of hardware you're running.

Regards


repthor

join:2011-11-26
Auburn, ME
reply to repthor

I have Asus WL520GC router.
The only thing I was able to find through the routers web interface was mac addresses of connected devices



sbconslt

join:2009-07-28
Los Angeles, CA

Look under "Status & Log > DHCP Leases" in the left nav of the admin interface.

Also consider putting a custom firmware like DD-WRT »dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/ASUS_WL-520GC on it to gain more advanced capabilities.
--
Scott Brown Consulting

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HELLFIRE
Premium
join:2009-11-25
kudos:13
reply to repthor

Re: monitoring software for wi-fi

See if there is an option to send logs or similar to an external device / IP.
Then you can setup a spare machine and run something like Kiwi Syslog Server
to get the device's logs.

Regards


axial

join:2000-11-01
Bothell, WA
reply to repthor

Perhaps inSSIDer would work for your monitoring?

»www.metageek.net


thomasrob248

join:2010-12-28

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reply to repthor

I like Network Scrambler and you can get it free at filehippo