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Can I use my router config file to check when a device last connected?


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#1 iancoady

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Posted 10 December 2015 - 12:32 PM

Being the idiot that I am, I've managed to lose my iPod Touch at some point over the last month and have been trying to work out when and where I lost it.

 

Unfortunately, as I didn't realise I had lost it for a while I didn't try and use the 'FindMyPhone' app until after the thing had died.

 

I was wondering if I could call up the config file for my router and use it to check when that device last connected to the router. This might at least help me work out when the iPod was last in my house.

 

I used the router interface to check the currently connected devices but getting into the logs is a little outside my comfort zone. Anyone know whether its possible and if so how I go about doing it?



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#2 Wand3r3r

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Posted 10 December 2015 - 06:58 PM

No it is not possible.  Router log files are very minimal and usually don't log lan actions but wan actions.






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