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Top Clients Report

The Top Clients report displays summary of the clients that use the most bandwidth on your network, or establish the most connections.

This report is available when log messages with data for this report exist in the specified time frame. To make sure that your Firebox sends log messages required to generate this report, follow the steps to Enable Logging for this Report.

How to Use this Report

This report can help you to identify the top users or hosts on your network by bandwidth or connections (hits). Here are some ways to use this report:

  • If your network is close to capacity, select the Users or Hosts pivots and filter by Bandwidth to identify the top consumers of bandwidth.
  • Select the Users pivot to identify users who establish more connections or consume significantly more bandwidth than expected for their role in your organization.
  • To identify the top connections in a flood attack, select the Hosts (Received) pivot.

View the Report

This report is available in WatchGuard Cloud and in Dimension.

Pivots

You can use pivots to change the view of the data on the report.

To switch to a different view, select a pivot from the drop-down list above the report.

This report includes these pivots:

Hosts (Sent & Received)

Summary of the bandwidth data or hits for the clients based on the host names used to send and receive the traffic.

Users (Sent & Received)

Summary of the bandwidth data or hits for the clients based on the user names used to send and receive the traffic.

Hosts (Sent)

Summary of the bandwidth data or hits for the clients based on the host names used to send the traffic.

Users (Sent)

Summary of the bandwidth data or hits for the clients based on the user names used to send the traffic.

Hosts (Received)

Summary of the bandwidth data or hits for the clients based on the host names that received the traffic.

Users (Received)

Summary of the bandwidth data or hits for the clients based on the user names that received the traffic.

Detail View

Detail view is not available for this report.

Enable Logging for this Report

To collect the data required for this report:

  • In the Logging and Notification settings for all packet filters, select Send a log message for reports. For more information, see Set Logging and Notification Preferences.
  • In the General Settings for all proxy actions, select Enable logging for reports.

See Also

WatchGuard Cloud Device Reports List

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