PC Usage

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


Figure 1.  Example PC Usage Page

The PC Usage page (Fig. 1) allows you to view and generate usage data reports for devices connected to the selected Mako.



Figure 2.  Example Devices Report Chart

Figure 3.  Example Traffic Report Chart

The Report Chart (Fig. 2, Fig. 3) illustrates data usage for devices connected to the selected Mako over the specified date range.

Filter Buttons

Use the filter buttons at the top of the chart to control what data appears in the report.

You can view device usage by clicking the “Devices” button, or you can view traffic type usage by clicking the “Traffic” button.

The calendar button is where you can specify the date or date range to view.  Choose from the following options:

  • Today
  • Yesterday
  • This Week
  • Last Week
  • This Month
  • Last Month
  • Current Billing Cycle
  • Last Billing Cycle
  • Custom Range

Choosing the “Custom Range” option will allow you to enter custom start date and end date values to define the date range.

To go back to the previous date range selection, click the “Back” button.

Area Graph

The area graph shows data usage in GB per device or GB per traffic type over the specified date range.  It uses a date range x-axis at the bottom of the chart and a data usage y-axis at the left side of the chart.  Hover over a bar to see additional details for that bar.


Figure 4.  Example Devices Report Table

Figure 5.  Example Traffic Report Table

Click the “Table View” button to view the Report Table (Fig. 4, Fig. 5).  The Report Table displays the data from the chart in a tabular format.

Filter Field

Enter search terms here to filter the data rows shown in the table based on matches in the Identification, Port/Type, Download, and Upload columns.


  • Identification OR Port/Type – device and edit DHCP link OR type of traffic
  • Download – amount of data downloaded
  • Upload – amount of data uploaded
  • View Chart – view chart button

You can use the column heading links to sort the data shown in the table by a column’s values.  Click the column heading once to sort in ascending order or twice to sort in descending order.


Edit DHCP Lease (Devices Report only)

To edit a device’s DHCP lease, click its “Edit DHCP Lease” link in the Identification column.

View Chart Buttons

To change from the current report to a report for a single device or traffic type in the current data table, click its “View Chart” button in the View Chart column.  This will update both the chart and the table.

Download CSV Button

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

Full Screen Button

To expand the report to the full screen dimensions so that it is easier to view, click the outward-facing arrows icon button at the top right of the report.

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