Will Fingbox slow down or crash my network?


No, Fingbox should not slow down your network.

This is because Fingbox is only passively monitoring the network: unless you pause/block devices or use ‘Bandwidth Analysis’, Fingbox is not sending any command to any device – it only periodically performs queries about network status (ARP, Bonjour, UPnP, NetBIOS, SNMP, etc).

What to Do if I Think Fingbox is Slowing Down My Network?

You can first try setting your Fingbox to a slower network discovery – this means it will send fewer queries out about your network status.

To enable slower network discovery, click on your icon in the top right-hand corner. Then select Fingbox Settings and enable Slower Network Discovery.

Trial this for 24 hours and if there is still no improvement please contact us on support@fing.io and provide your Fingbox MAC address or your activation user email.

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