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stu161204
14-07-2010, 03:21 AM
In 48 hours we will be moving from Big time to pro :( (RIP Big Time), so does anyone know of any good free Bandwidth meters, that will tell me how much Bandwidth I am using and can tell the difference between local network traffic & internet traffic ???

utopian201
14-07-2010, 11:46 AM
I have been using networx. Works pretty well, even stops counting off peak traffic (I'm with slingshot). It differentiates between local and internet traffic and does the job well :)

Chilling_Silence
14-07-2010, 11:50 AM
http://www.webgauge.co.nz

The Error Guy
14-07-2010, 12:04 PM
networx does a good job.

stu161204
14-07-2010, 12:38 PM
Is this the website address for networx: http://www.softperfect.com/products/networx/ ??

Cellux
14-07-2010, 12:42 PM
Possibly running the heck away from Telecom.

Orcon:
Maybe you want basic information?
orcon.net.nz homepage
http://a.imageshack.us/img149/6296/01usage.png

Maybe some in depth information per day!?
Orcon.net.nz profile page
http://img189.imageshack.us/img189/2007/02usage.png




http://www.webgauge.co.nz

This looks interesting. Especially their "Split the bill calculator"

jwil1
14-07-2010, 01:48 PM
There's a good Firefox addon which I use, http://netusage.iau5.com/

Chilling_Silence
14-07-2010, 03:17 PM
Yes but neither of those last two show the per-device bandwidth consumed, such as:
Consoles
Cellphones / PDA's
Laptops
Other family member devices

It just shows the consumption as a whole ;)

Erayd
14-07-2010, 03:48 PM
http://www.webgauge.co.nzMmm, except WebGauge isn't free - although it's an outstanding product.

I personally use it at home - big thumbs-up from me :thumbs:.

The Error Guy
14-07-2010, 04:50 PM
Wasn't webgauge mentioned in a pcworld article a few years back?? I must say the orcon usage meter is helpful tho. especially if you suddenly get 4 friends around. take them to the site and say, see this, if it goes over 42gb you pay for it xD

mxpress
14-07-2010, 06:18 PM
Why the rush to get off? You've got untill early October.
I've been using Traffic Use Checker for many years now. It is a NZ program for NZ ISP's.
It works well.
http://www.tuc.co.nz/ Ohh, and it's FREE and it is supported by the author who resides overseas.

Roger Hunt
14-07-2010, 06:22 PM
http://www.softperfect.com/products/networx/
This will take you to the download site they send you to from the program.

Chilling_Silence
14-07-2010, 07:53 PM
Wasn't webgauge mentioned in a pcworld article a few years back?? I must say the orcon usage meter is helpful tho. especially if you suddenly get 4 friends around. take them to the site and say, see this, if it goes over 42gb you pay for it xD

Which is nice in theory, until they say "Prove we did it". Then where do you stand?

somebody
14-07-2010, 09:29 PM
stu - if you just want to monitor _your_ usage, then grab any of the free bandwidth meter programs that are commonly mentioned and install it on your PC.

Chilling_Silence
15-07-2010, 10:29 AM
Won't help you if you're living with The Error Guy ;)

utopian201
15-07-2010, 10:33 AM
if you want to measure bandwidth on a per-device basis, then you'll either need to install a program on each one, or have monitor it at the gateway (router, or a pc acting as a proxy).

if your router supports 3rd party firmwares, tomato and a few others can do this.