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How to determine what traffic goes through Pix

With all the latested worms, etc going on currently, is there any way to find out what traffic is going through the PIX? I'd like to know who's generating the most traffic and what ports they're speaking on, etc. Is there any way of doing that? We had a much cheaper firewall before our PIX and it could give us some great HTML reports.


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Re: How to determine what traffic goes through Pix

Turn debug logging on to either the console, the internal buffer or best to an external syslog server, it'll give you every URL that a user requests through the PIX. It'll also show you every connection and translation created so you can see where everyone is going. Basically you want something like:

logging on

logging trap debugging

logging host inside x.x.x.x

Then set up host x.x.x.x as a syslog server, you can get free syslog SW from if you don't have any available.

Logging command reference is here: