How to report on bandwidth utilization using Cisco devices

Today I was speaking to a customer that had the following reporting request. “I would like to know how much of my bandwidth is being eaten by each protocol. I will then use this information to determine if circuit may need to be increased due to increased traffic”. This customer was collecting syslog messages from a Cisco Firewall, then using WebSpy Vantage to generate reports. There’s a simpler method.

WebSpy on Windows 7

Now that Microsoft have officially released the long awaited Windows 7 Operating System, I thought I’d write a quick blog on WebSpy’s current support for Windows 7.