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Does anybody know a software for monitoring internet usage and control bandwidth speed and quotas for each user/MAC in a centralized server for a small LAN network (less than 100 PCs).

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I'm not clear on what you're asking. You want to monitor bandwidth from each machine, from each user on each machine, or traffic from different users only to/from the server? Or something else? Are you trying to controlling bandwidth centrally or from each node? – belacqua Mar 14 '11 at 23:06
hi @jgbelacqua, i want to control bandwidth centrally and the traffic from different users to/from server. – Malcolm X Mar 15 '11 at 4:21
up vote 6 down vote accepted

See the solutions in these questions (I've included some of the top suggestions, where they are packages):

Limit internet bandwidth

How to limit internet speed?

Monitoring of Network

How can you monitor internet download usage?

How do I find out which process is eating up my bandwidth?

  • iptraf
  • nethogs
  • iftop
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thanks , i'll take a try for the tools u recomended. – Malcolm X Mar 15 '11 at 4:22
If those don't do what you need, ask again with your refined requirements and I'm sure I or someone else can offer more suggestions. – belacqua Mar 15 '11 at 4:31

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