[mrtg] Re: Notification on leaseline down

Pete Templin templin at urdirect.net
Sun Sep 2 16:01:21 MEST 2001

On Sat, 1 Sep 2001, Chee Chew wrote:

> Notification of state should be more appropriate done by other tools like
> ping test, or query snmp of interface state. mrtg is powerful on graphing
> value versus time axis. You may want to try threshold on mrtg if you wish.

Why do you say this?  By using the router (or perhaps an SNMP collector
that is receiving traps directly from the router), you get an active
monitoring system.  Other (polling-based) systems are dependent on a
polling interval, which may result in missed events. 


Peter J. Templin, Jr., CCNP, CCDP
Networking Consultant

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