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Seeing Device Data Usage When Using an Ethernet Switch

mucrick
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Seeing Device Data Usage When Using an Ethernet Switch

Hello!  We have a Netgear router connected to the Xfinity modem, operating as a switch.  We've connected our TV, streaming devices, and gaming systems to the Netgear device so that they all maintain a more stable Internet connection.  In doing so, we are unable to see the amount of data usage specific to any device connected to this Netgear router.  We see only a single usage figure of all data passing through the Netgear device.

 

If we use an unmanaged switch (e.g., https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00A121WN6/ref=crt_ewc_title_srh_2?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DE...) instead of the Netgear device, will we have visibility to individual device usage?

 

Thank you,

 

John