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Does software exist to log all download / upload usage? [closed]

Does software exist to log all download / upload usage? [closed]

Does a program exist to record all upload / download usage for a personal computer?

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Guest [Entry]

I use a little Delphi program I found for specifics like this, appropriately named Network Traffic Monitor. It does pretty much all you need, and that's about it really.
Guest [Entry]

"Bandwidth Monitor should do what you need. The Lite edition is free.

An ideal tool for the bandwidth conscious, Bandwidth Monitor enables you to keep a close eye on the amount of bandwidth accumulated over the current hour, day, week, month, or even year! Advanced logging tools make it easy to view your bandwidth usage and make alterations to bandwidth logs. Clean up old data at the touch of a button, and import your bandwidth data from our predecessor Bandwidth Monitor 1.0.

Alternatively there's FreeMeter, if you prefer something with an Open Source flavour. To view the log, you need to right-click the meter (or the tray icon), then select Utilties > Totals Log. In the Counter tab, there's a reset button."
Guest [Entry]

"wipfw can count the traffic that passes through a network interface.

What is WIPFW?

WIPFW is a MS Windows operable version of IPFW for FreeBSD OS. You can
use the same functionality and configure it as only you work with
IPFW.

IPFW is a packet filtering and accounting system which resides in the
kernelmode, and has a user-land control utility, ipfw. Together, they
allow you to define and query the rules used by the kernel in its
routing decisions.

There are two related parts to ipfw. The firewall section performs
packet filtering. There is also an IP accounting section which tracks
usage of the router, based on rules similar to those used in the
firewall section. This allows the administrator to monitor how much
traffic the router is getting from a certain machine, or how much WWW
traffic it is forwarding, for example.

As a result of the way that ipfw is designed, you can use ipfw on
non-router machines to perform packet filtering on incoming and
outgoing connections. This is a special case of the more general use
of ipfw, and the same commands and techniques should be used in this
situation."