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Is it possible to view how many people are accessing my wireless network and if so can it be done with a software i can download or a utility that comes with my laptop?

I have a macbook 2.16ghz and a dlink dl624 router
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Is it possible to view how many people are accessing my wireless network and if so can it be done with a software i can download or a utility that comes with my laptop?

I have a macbook 2.16ghz and a dlink dl624 router
Your router's web configuration page should show you this under a page called "status" or "administration". If not, you should definitely have a DHCP table that shows you which machines have been allocated an IP address.

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are their any other ways then looking at the router's log file?
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are their any other ways then looking at the router's log file?
Reason I would say no is because they are logged into the router and it's the router that knows who is logged in. That is where I go if I want to know if someone is in my network that should not be. Hard here as security is tight, but nothing is 100% secure. Just open you web browser and enter the routers IP.
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thanks for your replies... can you guys recommend a bandwidth analyzer?
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Would this do the Job? It's for OSX.

http://www.sustworks.com/site/app_note_1008.html

There is a Download tab if it looks good.

You can also get some basic Network traffic usage using Activity Monitor in the Utilities folder in OSX. Click the Network Tab.
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That's perfect, thank you very much
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