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Internet Loggin

AlexBrone asked
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Last Modified: 2009-09-15
Good Day
I need to track internet useage and be able to tie it down to the user
Any prorams that i can make use off?
My firewall's logs doesn't have enough information
any idea's?
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    Try these two freewares...they both must be put on the computer that you want to track...



CISCO PIX will do what you are looking to do through syslogs...
and you can filter per IP address....
But if you are going to do this make sure the subject you are tracking has a static IP address and is not DHCP served....
Good Luck
Les MooreSr. Systems Engineer
Top Expert 2008

You might try something like the iPrism appliance, or WebSense


You have to be very careful when "spying" on users. They must be made aware that it is/could be happening and given clear do's and don'ts beforehand.

For just tracking, as well as filtering, www.surfcontrol.com is a good (albeit expensive) choice.
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lrmoore is correct when he sayes you should let the subject know......
but this should already be done it your IT security policy that EVERYONE IN THE COMPANY SHOULD HAVE SIGNED....
Spy ware is not an issue at that point......

It is not free, but that is pretty much what Websense and SurfControl were designed for.

I have set up WebSense and it can prevent users from connecting, limit the time the users connect or just track the sites the users connect to.  It can do all of these by category.  They have a Universal Integration document that helps you configure with a PIX.

It can just log the info, but it also has a real-time utility that lets you watch users traffic.  You can sort by top users and other stuff.

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