Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




4671 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

# 79349 16-Mar-2011 15:45
Send private message

Currently have a WRT54g (older model running an old version of DDWRT).  Serving me well, has an SSH server and VPN server.

But want to start tracking usage of machines.  It's all fine and good to know that 1gb was used on x day, but I want to know which of my machines (I have a few and never know which ones are getting updates etc).

So I've been looking at the main players and looking for some feedback

Gargoyle - seems to do the machine based bandwidth monitoring - correct?  But no VPN (PPTP or IPSEC?) and no built in SSH server?

Tomato - bandwidth monitoring is on interface only, not by connected machine, No VPN and possibly has SSH server.

DD-WRT - no bandwidth monitoring, but does have VPN and SSH.

Have I got that correct?  If so then it sounds like I need gargoyle for the internet usage, and keep my old DDWRT for SSH server and VPN.




Previously known as psycik

OpenHAB: Gigabyte AMD A8 BrixOpenHAB with Aeotech ZWave Controller, Raspberry PI, Wemos D1 Mini, Zwave, Xiaomi Humidity and Temperature sensors and Bluetooth LE Sensors
Media:Chromecast v2, ATV4, Roku3, HDHomeRun Dual
Windows 10
Host (Plex Server/Crashplan): 2x2TB, 2x3TB, 1x4TB using DriveBender, Samsung 850 evo 512 GB SSD, Hyper-V Server with 1xW10, 1xW2k8, 2xUbuntu 16.04 LTS, Crashplan, NextPVR channel for Plex,NextPVR Metadata Agent and Scanner for Plex


Create new topic
8035 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  # 448928 16-Mar-2011 16:12
Send private message

The main version of Tomato isn't updated that often, check out TomatoUSB it adds a bunch of featurs like VPN.

You can use TomatoUSB on a WRT54GL even though it has no USB port, see here:
http://tomatousb.org/
http://tomatousb.org/doc:build-types
http://tomatousb.org/doc:build-features-cross-reference

This mod/addon for Tomato does per ip address bandwidth monitoring
https://launchpad.net/ipt-parse

The WRT54GL only has 4MB of flash memory though so you won't be able to use builds using 2.6 linux kernel.

Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Netflix releases 21 Studio Ghibli works
Posted 22-Jan-2020 11:42


Vodafone integrates eSIM into device and wearable roadmap
Posted 17-Jan-2020 09:45


Do you need this camera app? Group investigates privacy implications
Posted 16-Jan-2020 03:30


JBL launches headphones range designed for gaming
Posted 13-Jan-2020 09:59


Withings introduces ScanWatch wearable combining ECG and sleep apnea detection
Posted 9-Jan-2020 18:34


NZ Police releases public app
Posted 8-Jan-2020 11:43


Suunto 7 combine sports and smart features on new smartwatch generation
Posted 7-Jan-2020 16:06


Intel brings innovation with technology spanning the cloud, network, edge and PC
Posted 7-Jan-2020 15:54


AMD announces high performance desktop and ultrathin laptop processors
Posted 7-Jan-2020 15:42


AMD unveils four new desktop and mobile GPUs including AMD Radeon RX 5600
Posted 7-Jan-2020 15:32


Consolidation in video streaming market with Spark selling Lightbox to Sky
Posted 19-Dec-2019 09:09


Intel introduces cryogenic control chip to enable quantum computers
Posted 10-Dec-2019 21:32


Vodafone 5G service live in four cities
Posted 10-Dec-2019 08:30


Samsung Galaxy Fold now available in New Zealand
Posted 6-Dec-2019 00:01


NZ company oDocs awarded US$ 100,000 Dubai World Expo grant
Posted 5-Dec-2019 16:00



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.