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    Top Users Monitor

    The Top Users monitor provides summary and detailed information about the users within the node you selected in the View pane that use the most bandwidth. This monitor is available on the Client tab.

    This monitor includes only wireless network users, not users on wired connections. If the node you select in the View pane contains only wired users, this monitor does not appear. If the node contains both wired and wireless users, only the wireless users appear in the monitor.

    This topic describes:

    Top Users

    The summary view of the Top Users monitor displays a bar chart of the top bandwidth users within the node you selected in the View pane. The vertical axis shows the user names. The horizontal axis shows different information depending on the time period you select in the list in the title bar:

    • If you select the Current time period, the horizontal axis shows the user’s incremental data usage.

    • If you select any time period other than Current, the horizontal axis shows the user’s total data usage.

    You can mouse over a bar to see more information about that user. You can select which SSID to monitor from the Choose SSID list.

    Top Session By User Details

    The Top Session By User Details window displays detailed information about the top users within the node you selected in the View pane.

    To change the number of top users displayed, select a number from the Top N list in the upper right corner.

    To change the time period for which data is shown, select a time period from the time period list. By default, the Current time period is selected. When Current is selected, the data from the most recent polling period is shown. When any time period other than Current is selected, the data for the entire selected time period is shown.

    The following table describes the columns that appear in Top Session By Users Details table.

    Table 1: Top Session Details Table

    Table Column

    Description

    User Name

    Client’s user name

    To copy the text in this table cell: Click the cell, highlight the text, right-click the cell, and select Copy from the context menu.

    MAC Address

    Client’s MAC address.

    To copy the text in this table cell: Click the cell, highlight the text, right-click the cell, and select Copy from the context menu.

    Number of Sessions

    Number of sessions.

    AP Name

    Name of the wireless access point to which the client is connected.

    AP ID

    ID of the wireless access point client is connected to.

    Incremental Data Usage (KBytes)

    The session’s current incremental data usage. Appears only when the Current time period is selected.

    Total Data Usage (KBytes)

    The session’s total data usage. Appears when any time period other than Current is selected.

    Modified: 2017-09-13