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Re: Quotas and penalties

9 months ago, by Andrew in Bandwidth Manager Forum

This can be changed at the Advanced tab when editing a quota as shown below:

Re: How to exclude Local Traffic, but not Traffic to VPN

9 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

Hmm, that's quite strange as theoretically removing 10.x.x.x from the ignored IP address list should have worked. It may have something to do with how the VPN software tunnels traffic. I'd recommend to try using an alternative network driver as follows: Download and install WinPCap. Restart NetWorx and untick Ignore local traffic within the LAN. From the now-available drop-down list of in

Re: How to launch on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

9 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

NetWorx requires the TopIcons GNOME extension to be installed as shown below. Once installed and rebooted, it should appear in the notification area.

Re: Quotas and penalties

9 months ago, by Andrew in Bandwidth Manager Forum

That's just how it works. For example here in your log: 1,"Rate limit changed for 2 GB then 3 MB [10.16.24.100] from Unlimited to 3 Mb/s","2018-05-25 22:46:21",2 2,"Rate limit changed for 2 GB then 3 MB [10.16.24.100] from 3 Mb/s to Unlimited","2018-05-25 23:00:25",2 The IP address 10.16.24.100 has used more than 2 GB at 22:46 and had its speed red

Re: How to exclude Local Traffic, but not Traffic to VPN

9 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

I can say for sure that anything added into local hosts file would not affect monitoring. It's simply a map of names to IP addresses, which does not change anything other than name resolution. However regarding excluding local traffic while including VPN, I'd like to take a look at your IP configuration and the entries under the IP Address Range Manager. If you could post here the following it

Re: Feature request: tray notifcations, tray icon colour change, email alerts and log records when a host goes offline/online

9 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

Thank you for your feedback. Regarding the bug I only managed to reproduce it once and it was unclear why it crashed. We have made a couple of changes that may have fixed the issue, so please grab the new build, install it over and let me know if you manage to crash it again this way. Regarding unreliable notifications They are in fact reliable, but are configured in a way to avoid f

Re: Excessive SNMP traffic to router

9 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

NetWorx polls all available interfaces to retrieve ifDescr, ifInOctets and ifOutOctets for each interface. The reason behind this is that the monitored interface is known by its name, so we need to go through all the names to find the correct one and its readings. If this stresses the router too much, a better approach may be to use SNMPv2c or SNMPv3, if supported by the router. The newer vers

Re: How to add Registry as an application to launch

9 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

I don't believe regedit.exe supports any command-line parameter to pass a path even on the local computer. There is a little utility from MS called RegJump, which lets you open a certain registry path in regedit, but it may not work with a network location. If that's the case, you may have to use a third-party registry editor that supports remote registry and command-line parameters. This a

Re: Delay when clicking the File menu item

9 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

Hmm that's really odd as there wasn't any changes to this part of the program. Anyway, perhaps be the problem will be found or resolve itself by the time the new version is officially released.

Re: Wake-on-LAN over the Internet

9 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

Yes, it can be used this way subject to the router's support of forwarding a port to a broadcast address. In general, there would the following steps: Make sure WOL is configured at the target PC and can be woken up locally from the same network. Add a WOL entry in the Network Scanner application. If your router has a static external IP address, use Add - IPv4 Target. If not, the router ne

Re: Usable memory in Windows was not released after uninstalling the program

9 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

It is caused by something other than a RAM disk I am afraid. Below is a screenshot from my computer where you can see that even having a 4 GB RAM disk in place does not reduce usable memory. The fact that the volume of unusable memory on your computer is similar to the size of the RAM disk you used to have, is just a coincidence. If Windows shows some memory as unusable, it is usually reserved

Re: Suggestion: same list of tray icon options for single and double-click

9 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

Great idea again! We've just implemented two uniform menus for single and double clicks. This functionality will be included in the upcoming release in the next couple of days.

Re: Delay when clicking the File menu item

9 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

What about regular version 7.1.5 from the home page? I guess it may be related to the new vector graphics that allow the UI to scale to any DPI. Before the menu is displayed for the first time, the icons may need to be rasterised, which may take a bit of time. Having said that, on all our testing systems it was pretty much instantaneous.

Re: Not accepting /32 address as a valid CIDR range

9 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

The button is sort of already there Simply add your CIDR range: Then click the arrows to convert it to a plain range, in which there is no broadcast address. Should you need the CIDR back, just click the same button again:

Re: Recording/tracking network issues (e.g. jitter, latency, packet loss)

9 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

It is indeed beyond the scope of NetWorx. We aim to keep it a lightweight traffic monitor rather than all-in-one network connectivity troubleshooting tool. Furthermore, the network issues like you described are common, yet painfully hard to pinpoint and fix. One may need tools like a ping monitor, Iperf, Wireshark and even a hardware signal analyser. With intermittent connectivity issues the r

Re: Graph issues with the router's long SNMP interval

9 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

That's right, polling once every 5 minutes will affect the chart, but the quotas and totals should all be correct.

Re: How to find out iDRAC firmware version

9 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

There wasn't an entry and until the latest build only HTTP was supported, not HTTPS. With the support of HTTPS if the iDRAC web-interface exposes its version, it can be retrieved and extracted with a regex as per above example.

Re: Not accepting /32 address as a valid CIDR range

9 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

That's because in a single-address CIDR block that IP address would also be the broadcast address. This IP calculator likewise treats the IP address as broadcast. You can simply tick the option shown below and /32 addresses should be accepted normally:

Re: Feature request: tray notifcations, tray icon colour change, email alerts and log records when a host goes offline/online

9 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

Those are great ideas actually. We are currently working on a new version of NetWorx (mainly for high DPI support) and will be happy to implement items 1 to 3. Item 4 may need to be thought out. Like you said, if the connection went down, it would be unable to send e-mails anyway, while if you are at the computer where it happened, you would see a notification and a change in the icon. Once

Re: Graph issues with the router's long SNMP interval

9 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

First of all, this ZyXEL's limitation of 1 SNMP request in 5 minutes is, for a lack of a better word, stupid. It's like having a wristwatch that only shows the time once every 5 minutes Sure NetWorx can interpolate the data, but it is far from accurate. For example, NetWorx succeeded in obtaining the router's readings at 00:00:00 saying that 1 MB has been received. Then it obtained the readin

Re: How to find out iDRAC firmware version

9 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

We don't have any iDRAC devices on hand to check, but if they expose the firmware version to the web-management page, then yes - it's possible. We found a couple of publicly accessible iDRAC devices: [162.213.122.82], [109.74.157.74]. If yours look like one of these, try the following: Download the latest build of Network Scanner that supports HTTPS page extraction. Import the attached conf

Re: How to resolve MAC to IP address and get host name from DNS

10 months ago, by Andrew in Switch Port Mapper Forum

It is not really possible to resolve a MAC address to an IP address; only the reverse - an IP address can be resolved to a MAC address. This can be done by scanning the entire network range to build a map of "IP address = MAC address" and then perform a reverse lookup. That's something Switch Port Mapper is supposed to do, but a few conditions must be met: In Switch Port Mapper se

Re: Suggestion: Refreshing Virtual Columns

10 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

Update: the new builds automatically update dependent regular columns when rescanning virtual columns and vice versa.

Re: Authenticate with remote PC's local account

10 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

It really depends on the type of the scan. Some, such as WMI, should directly accept credentials like UserName or ComputerName\UserName with a password. Some don't allow authentication at all, and always assume the current user that is running the application. Is there a specific scan where you want to use local authentication?

Re: Suggestion: Refreshing Virtual Columns

10 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

That's a great idea, thank you. It should actually work both ways: When rescanning a virtual column, update all columns referenced from that virtual column. When rescanning a regular column, update all virtual columns that refer to it. I will post a link to the updated build tomorrow. Stay tuned!

Re: Microsoft Office and Chrome installed on RAMdisk

10 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

To be frank, there is no point in installing either software on a RAM Disk. It will generally not speed things up. Instead you can use a RAM disk for temporary data, including Chrome's cache. Please see this article for ideas: How to increase PC performance with a RAM disk.

Re: Extract usage information for specific IP address

10 months ago, by Andrew in Bandwidth Manager Forum

This is a rather specific report and instead of having it implemented in the software itself, it's possible to extract the data directly from the database. You can use an SQL statement like this: SELECT DAY, R.NAME, SRC_ADDR_VALUE, SUM(RECV_BYTES) AS BYTES_IN, SUM(SEND_BYTES) AS BYTES_OUT FROM DAY_USAGE DU JOIN STREAM S ON DU.STREAM_ID = S.ID JOIN RULE R ON S.RULE_ID = R.ID WHERE SRC_

Re: Unable to run NetWorx in Ubuntu

10 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

NetWorx requires the TopIcons GNOME extension to be installed as shown below. Unfortunately there is no sync setting in the Linux or macOS versions. These are work-in-progress and are different to the Windows version which has been in development for much longer than the versions for macOS and Linux.

Re: Setup on home network to manage Internet usage

10 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

In addition to the manual, we have this article ithat may help in your case: Can NetWorx monitor all my devices (iPad, laptops, smart TV)? Basically if your devices are not Windows-based computers, then you will be only monitoring combined usage without per-device breakdown, and only if the router supports the necessary SNMP or UPnP functions. Unfortunately there is no simple way to monitor

Re: Upload and Download speeds in taskbar

10 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

Yes, if you are using the installed edition (not portable). It can display your download and upload speeds in the taskbar, along with with a small chart: To turn this feature on, right-click the task bar and choose Toolbars - NetWorx Desk Band. You may also need to unlock the taskbar to resize the graph. To do so, untick the Lock the taskbar menu item, resize the graph and lock the task