Mac OS X forum: How do I track external use of my router, like web activity?

by: blewis1041 May 30, 2008 8:44 PM PDT

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How do I track external use of my router, like web activity?

by blewis1041 - 5/30/08 8:44 PM

My brother-in-law is staying with us for a while as he's "getting on his feet." Wife and I work, and kids are home after school. They never seem him leave, and it seems to me like he's not looking for a job, yet he has a decent computer and other nice things for a 27 year old with no job, girlfriend, or friends with any means. My suspicion is he's doing something that might be illegal in our house during the day (he's had problems in the past). But my wife won't hear of it. He's often on the computer, and I'd like to make sure he's not using our DSL and house for inappropriate activities. Is there a way to monitor his internet/e-mail usage through my wireless router? I have an iMac 7.1 running OS X 10.5.2. My router is a 2 Wire 2701hg-b. His laptop is a pc compatible model. Dell, I believe. Any suggestions are appreciated.

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