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Other Sky network usage

Discussion in 'Software' started by CrapBag, 28 Jun 2022.

  1. CrapBag

    CrapBag Multimodder

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    Is there anyway I check the network usage for individual users on my sky hub?

    With electricity costs the way they are I'd like to keep a check on things, mainly my son's usage as plain and simply I just can't afford it.

    I don't like to be sneaky but I feel he's pulling the wool over my eyes deliberately.
     
  2. Goatee

    Goatee Multimodder

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    What’s the issue? You want to track data usage to tell electric costs?
     
  3. CrapBag

    CrapBag Multimodder

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    He has an alloted amount of hours he can go on his pc daily and I just want to make sure he's keeping to that agreement.
     
  4. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Lover of bit-tech Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    The proper answer: look into SNMP traps.

    The easiest answer: assuming the PC is suspended/off outside his allotted hours (which, given you're talking about saving energy, it should be) just ping it. If you get a response, it's switched on; if you don't, it's switched off (or he's unplugged the network cable and is playing a game offline, or has configured the PC to ignore ICMP ping packets...)
     
  5. sandys

    sandys Multimodder

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    Put parental controls on his account. The you can time and lock him at will.
     
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  6. DeanSUNIAIU

    DeanSUNIAIU Minimodder

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    I had an electrician wire up each of my kids bedrooms to a separate ring which I can turn off at the fuse box. Put a lock on the fuse box, and now bedtime really is bedtime.
     

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