[mrtg] Re: MRTG Counter details

mpetach at eng.concentric.net mpetach at eng.concentric.net
Fri Apr 13 23:43:06 MEST 2001

Recently, Senthilvel Rangaswamy talked about "[mrtg] MRTG Counter details", and said
> Hi,
>  ... 
> I am collecting these server statistics from the switch port 
> the machine is connected to. It is connected to a Catalyst 6000. The 
> outgoing bytes just shows 80 Mbps.  Whereas the SE toolkit on
> the Sun machine shows 23 MB/sec of incoming traffic.
> Any ideas.

Check to make sure you're using the HC counters on the catalyst;
otherwise, you're hitting counter wraps at the 2^32 point, and
the 80Mbps is really the leftover after the counter wrap.


> Thanks,
> ..Senthil.

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