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Re: Strange Network Problem




On Saturday, September 01, 2018 11:59:27 AM Stephen P. Molnar wrote:
> On 09/01/2018 08:26 AM, rhkramer@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > On Saturday, September 01, 2018 07:05:55 AM Stephen P. Molnar wrote:
> >> On 08/31/2018 10:41 PM, David Christensen wrote:
> >>> On 08/31/2018 12:50 PM, Stephen P. Molnar wrote:
> >>>> I am running Debian Stretch on my Linux platform.
> >>>> 
> >>>> I have noticed low internet traffic when I have not been doing
> >>>> anything outside of my LAN.  This has made me a tad suspicious.
> >> 
> >> Wired Connections:  2 Desktops,  printer and VOIP telephone
> >> 
> >> Wireless Connections:  Laptop and two Android Smartphones
> > 
> > Out of curiosity, who is your VOIP service provider?
> > 
> > I use ObiHai, and find that it exchanges traffic with its "server"
> > continuously.
> > 
> > I've not recently attempted to check how much, and don't remember any
> > figures, but it wouldn't surprise me if that accounts for some, most,
> > all of the traffic you report.
> > 
> > And, maybe Android smartphones do something similar, especially if they
> > are setup for VOIP or some similar service.
> 
> AT&T

Hmm, Ok, I don't have any experience with AT&T VOIP, but, I still suspect that 
is the source of at least some of the traffic you notice when you are not doing 
anything outside your LAN.