how can i see the count of current users browsing?

I have set up a win 2003 server as a web server.  I have a couple sites set up under the default web site.  How can i see the list or count of people currently browsing?  It shouldn't be hard?
wilbur88Asked:
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
I'd suggest using system monitor to monitor the number of connections.

I never remember the new command to start it, but if you select "Start", "Run" and type "Perfmon" that should get it going.  

This is for XP, but it should be basically the same under 2K3:
http://www.informit.com/articles/article.asp?p=23757
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mikeleebrlaCommented:
how is perfmon going to tell him who is connected to his www server?  Open a command prompt and type in netstat -an and it will tell you all established connections, thats it.  Of course this is just a snapshot of current connections,, if you want a histtory just go to the IIS logs.
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
He's not asking for who, he's asking for a list of connections or how many:
"How can i see the list or count of people currently browsing"

I would suggest be both failed to read the question accurately and we have both answered a part of it.
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mikeleebrlaCommented:
my answer will tell him both who and how many, yours does neither leew.
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
Have you ever used system monitor?  IIS has counters - you load the IIS object and then the counter for current connections.   Your answer will only give a "snapshot", mine will give a continuous count and can log this information.
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wilbur88Author Commented:
thanks mikeleebr!  That does the trick.  
BTW I saw some connections as "Listening" and others as "*"  Any interpretation of that?  
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mikeleebrlaCommented:
leew,, i  hate when people get into pissing matches here, but he asked for "current" which means a snapshot, which i gave, he also asked for a list, which i gave like i said in my initial post, permon doesn't "list" anything which is what he asked for, which is why i got the points and you did't. Please read the question before you answer next time, no offence.
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
I stand by my answer as the better one.  If I wanted a count of the current connections, I would System Monitor.  You cannot get a more accurate current reading in my opinion.
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mikeleebrlaCommented:
the listening ports are just what they say, listening,, meaning its a service that your server offers but nobody has established a connection to it... for example if you run VNC with the default ports you will see ports 5800 and 5900 "listening" meaning your server is waiting for someone to connect to VNC on port 5800 or 5900.
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