View bandwidth utilisation across network

Posted on 2011-10-10
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
One of our sites network traffic is running slow.
The network is managed by a 3rd party so I do not have access their equipment and have been waiting a week for their assesment of the traffic.

Are there any tools out there to view which clients are using all of the bandwidth at a site?
Question by:Mayogroup
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    When you say it is running slow, is it the entire network (intra-network included), or just the WAN links?

    Author Comment

    just one of our sites in the WAN. Just happens to be the most important one. Someone must be sending/receiving a large amount of data. I just need to find out who.
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    Try MRTG. Nagios is a good tool, but is a lot more complicated.
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    What kind of network gear do you have before the handoff to the WAN connection? If it something like cisco, you could mirror the port then run wireshark on a pc to see all traffic flowing from you LAN to the WAN.

    Author Comment

    It is a mish mesh of equipment.
    We are going to standardise over the course of the next few months.

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