HTTPS Web Usage

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aterentiev
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HTTPS Web Usage

Postby aterentiev » Mon Feb 26, 2018 6:39 am

Hi Folks,

nowadays more and more websites switched over from HTTP to HTTPS. So the Web Usage statistics becomes meaningless.

Sure it is not possible to detect, which URL was get by a host because of the secured line, but we still could have the possibility to say "Host "iPhone" connected to xx.xx.xx.xx:443 (ebay.cоm)".

This Information is already more or less in the connections list, but only as a IP live list and without names relosving. There is absolutely no log entries afterwards.

Is it possible to:
a) add the Information about HTTPS websites/services to the "Web Usage" log
b) add names resolving to the connections list

Please consider both questions independently.
I am looking forward to discuss about these topics.

Thank you!
Alex

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Re: HTTPS Web Usage

Postby Lantis » Mon Feb 26, 2018 6:47 am

viewtopic.php?f=14&t=11502

This is the latest beta firmware which has HTTPS monitoring.

I'm not interested in implementing name resolution to the connection list at this time. I dont see it adding much value and is probably computationally complex. Thanks
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Re: HTTPS Web Usage

Postby aterentiev » Mon Feb 26, 2018 8:28 am

Thank you for your prompt answer!

I'll definitely try this version. Regarding the "name resolving where possible" wishes I think it can be moved to the "Feature requests". Even if it will not be done shortly, it would be generally a nice feature.

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Alex
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Re: HTTPS Web Usage

Postby threehappypenguins » Tue Oct 30, 2018 2:47 pm

Lantis wrote:This is the latest beta firmware which has HTTPS monitoring.

I'm not interested in implementing name resolution to the connection list at this time. I dont see it adding much value and is probably computationally complex. Thanks


Do you know if the stable 1.10.0 downloads have the https monitoring? I have it installed on a TP-Link Archer C7 and I don't see any https monitoring in the web monitor section.

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Re: HTTPS Web Usage

Postby aterentiev » Wed Oct 31, 2018 4:11 am

if the stable 1.10.0


I beleive the stable versions do not have this feature. The beta version from ispy works since February perfectly.
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