How do see the amount of traffic passing through a router. I need the commands involved.
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Joseph HornseyPresident and JanitorCommented:

1. It depends on the brand of router (Ciscio, Netopia, Vanguard, etc.)
2. It depends on how you've got logging set up (Syslog, etc.)

If you want a good, free utility that can help you with this, check out MRTG at

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Sam PanwarSr. Server AdministratorCommented:
4.      Super network protocol analyzer, Ethereal, to the list
Joseph HornseyPresident and JanitorCommented:
Yeah, but isn't Ethereal mainly a packet capture tool?

I use it, and I agree that it's a great tool, but can it be used to determine router processing?

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