Mako Guardian Usage

This topic is ONLY relevant to security gateways. It is NOT relevant to managed switches.


The Mako Guardian Usage page allows you to view and generate Mako Guardian usage reports.  Mako Guardian filtering must be enabled in order for this report to be generated. See the Mako Guardian documentation for details.

Mako Guardian Usage Report

Mako Guardian Usage Report Form

Figure 1.  Example Mako Guardian Usage Report Form

The Mako Guardian Usage Report form (Fig. 1) allows you to search for specific date ranges of Mako Guardian usage.

Either choose a preset date range using the provided links to filter the report, OR specify a custom date range using the starting and ending date fields below the links.

  • Today’s Usage
  • Yesterday’s Usage
  • Last five days Usage
  • Last fourteen days Usage
  • Current Billing Cycle
  • Last Billing Cycle

If you have specified a custom date range, click the “Generate Custom Report” button to open the report in a new window.

Mako Guardian Usage Report Chart and Table

Figure 2.  Example Mako Guardian Usage Report Chart and Table

The Mako Guardian Usage Report chart and table (Fig. 2) display Mako Guardian usage data for the selected Mako that matches the search criteria used to generate the report.

The chart is a pie graph illustrating the top URLs accessed through Mako Guardian for the specified date range.

The table contains the data used to create the chart.

  • URL – URL requested through Mako Guardian
  • Traffic (MB) – amount of data traffic that accessed the URL
  • Requests – number of requests for the URL
  • % Allowed – percentage of requests allowed to access the URL

To download the report data in comma-separated values (CSV) format, click the “Download CSV” button at the bottom right of the report table.

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