Workgroup PC monitoring

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Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows XP
Monitoring software
Network monitoring
Windows Workgroups and Networking
Workgroup Servers
We have an office of computers, both XP and Windows 7, networked together as a workgroup. The boss is asking if there is a tool available that can monitor activity, website usage or what is going on within the workgroup to report activity. We have a Windows 7 PC “acting” as a file share server and other things but not being in a domain environment what would be the options for monitoring activity a workgroup, blocking access to websites and reporting? Thank you!

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Hello ConFLicker,

You can check this answer to a similar question.

Being in a workgroup might not be the best for management purposes, but it is doable.
Basically you need to “force” all internal network resources to go through a proxy server. The proxy will have the rules you configure – to allow or deny access to/from whatever you need – and will report user activities.

HTH

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  • Subhendu Sen
    U may try "Wamon Windows Activity Monitor" for the purpose.
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  • Yade
    @ Rechil I will like to know more better about the WAMON WINDOWS ACTIVITY MONITOR
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