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, :

  • Expand the Fingbox Network Display (by clicking the arrow beside the network at the top of the App display)
  • Click on the ‘Gear’ icon in the top right hand corner of the screen

  • This will open the Fingbox Settings.
  • You can now enable Slower Network Discovery.



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