[mrtg] Re: In/Out comparison what does it mean?

Alex van den Bogaerdt alex at ergens.op.het.net
Thu Dec 5 17:31:05 MET 2002

On Thu, Dec 05, 2002 at 09:21:56AM -0600, Gerardo Amaya wrote:
> Hello all, I'm kinda newbie in this, I start monitoring my switch and in a
> port connected to a server I see that the incoming traffic is bigger than
> the outcoming traffic
> In the other server is the opposite, I think the second server is ok, but
> what can be the possible causes that the first server generates more
> incoming than outcoming

Why should this be a problem (network-wise)?  Perhaps your local admin
is downloading large amounts of pr0n.  Compare the graph to one you
get from the switch/hub/whatever.  It should match (but mirrored).


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