[mrtg] Re: Question on In & Out Stats
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Thu Oct 7 23:00:30 MEST 1999
At 01:03 PM 10/7/99 -0700, you wrote:
>This is probably a lame question but I need to confirm this before I can ask
>bandwidth. Any help would be great.
>MRTG 2.5.3 is reporting that our T1 to our upstream provider is using 94.7%
if that's for more than 5-10 minutes at a time your way overloaded.
>and 33.1% OUT (511.1 kb/s).
>My question is do I add these two numbers together to get the total? Or is
>the OUT part of the IN stats? Meaning, are we using 94.7% of a T1 or 94.7%
>IN *plus* 33.1% OUT and we are totally saturated?
a t1 is bidirectional.
you don't need more outbound, but you need more inbound (you can do 100% in
both directions in theory)
if it was my network i would have pulled another t1 in when the load was
hitting over 80% for more than 20 minutes.
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