What is the easiest way to ascertain which users on a network may be using large amounts of bandwidth?
I suspect one of the users is having high utilization at times and causing havoc with our VoIP calls. Actually I suspect the issue lies with the ISP but they refuse to acknowledge it. All of the vendors VoIP QoS settings are active in our router and the issue persists. Anyway I'm now down to seeing if it can be pinned on a user at this point.
This is not a domain environment. We have about 40 VoIP Phones, 40 workstations and various mobile devices. The switch is a CISCO SF200. I've gotten PRTG Traffic Grapher running and I've configured the switch to mirror traffic from the port that connects our router to port 48 which is connected to computer running PRTG. I think Im close to getting the info I need but not quite there yet..I guess what Im asking is "Is there a simpler way to be doing this that I'm overlooking?"
We use Wireshark internally to investigate issues like this. Wireshark is particularly good because not only does it tell you the IP from where the traffic is originating but also what application/protocol
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Load balancing is the method of dividing the total amount of work performed by one computer between two or more computers. Its aim is to get more work done in the same amount of time, ensuring that all the users get served faster.
This video gives you a great overview about bandwidth monitoring with SNMP and WMI with our network monitoring solution PRTG Network Monitor (https://www.paessler.com/prtg).
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