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Hi all,

    Can you please advicce a software for monitoring the internet usage from my network.I prefer a software that can be run from any workstation ,and can monitor the usage and download from the internet by each PC in the network.

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I use PRTG for that it is free but it is limited to only 3 monitors.
http://www.paessler.com/prtg 

You could also use MRTG which is totally free but this is much harder to setup.

for both you need snmp on the client.

Prtg you can install anywhere and access anywhere as its browser based.
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also look at
http://manageengine.adventnet.com/products/opmanager/index.html

which is free to 20 nodes.
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Can I monitor the upload/download by each client using any of these three softwares?
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Yes if they have the snmp service installed (its an xp addon) then its easy.
You can even generate reports monthly with prtg or weekly whatever you want.
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