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I have a Linksys WRT54G Router. I would like to know is there a way to log or just even view the bandwidth in each port.  So I can see what computer A is transitting at and B, C, Etc and also if posible to see the wan trafic speed as well.

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Short answer is - no

Long answer - you would need to use a protocol analyzer or sniffer, and even then you are limited because the switchports on the router are not configurable to give you a mirror port to put the sniffer on.

To get the information that you want, you would need a higher-end switch that uses SNMP and RMON to provide that information.
You also would have to setup the SNMP features on the router and perform a MIB-walk from a SNMP management station to find out what information you can gather from it using snmp...


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