[mrtg] Re: Load traffic
mas at ansdell.demon.co.uk
Fri Aug 20 12:33:50 MEST 1999
On Thu, 19 Aug 1999, Junco, Roberto wrote:
> When I´m looking a load interface graph I have output and input traffic in
> diferent colors. Do I shuold to make the sum between both traffic to know
> the real load ?
It depends on what you're monitoring. If the link is full-duplex (e.g.
full-duplex Ethernet or most serial (WAN) links) then the load is
separarte in the two directions. If the link is half-duplex (e.g.
'ordinary' Ethernet) then, yes, the load on the link is the sum of in and
out (plus, of course a bit more for IFGs, collisions or other link
overheads, if you need to be more exact).
Network Analyst http://www.ansdell.demon.co.uk/
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