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Can I use SolarWinds Real-time NetFlow with a linksys router?

Can I use SolarWinds Real-time NetFlow  with a linksys router? if it can how ?

If not anyone has an idea of a bandwith by IP monitor software for a small etwork of about 15 PC

THank you
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Kamran ArshadCommented:
Hi,

Does your Linksys router support Netflow? If so then you can use Solarwinds or any other Netflow analyzer. If it does not support netflow then there is a work arround of using NProbe;

www.ntop.org/nProbe.html 
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jdcompAuthor Commented:
Is there any other software I can use to do this monitoring?
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jdcompAuthor Commented:
let me put it on another way

What bandwith monitor tool can I use with a linksys router BEFSX41
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Kamran ArshadCommented:
Thanks for the update. If it is just bandwidth monitoring, then you can use any SNMP compatible NMS. Below is a good list;

Propriety-NMS            

SolarWinds Orion      www.solarwinds.com      Propriety
WhatsupGold      www.whatsupgold.com      Propriety
Observer      www.netinst.com      Propriety
Adventnet OP Manager      www.adventnet.com      Propriety
CommView      www.tamos.com      Propriety

Open-Source NMS            

Ntop      www.ntop.org      LAMP based NMS
Bandwidthd      bandwidthd.sourceforge.net      LAMP based NMS
Etherape      etherape.sourceforge.net      LAMP based NMS
MRTG      oss.oetiker.ch/mrtg      RRDTool
Cacti      www.cacti.net      RRDTool

Recommended are NTOP and Cacti in Open-source and Orion, WhatsupGold or Observer in paid solutions.
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