[mrtg] Re: Latency

Tobias Oetiker oetiker at ee.ethz.ch
Wed Jul 31 09:04:55 MEST 2002

Jul 24 Matt Katona wrote:

> My two cents on latency monitoring..
> From what I seen, Smokeping and all the other free-ware systems
> generate reports from the point of the management station, which
> can give mis-leading info. What is the station is under heavy CPU
> usage or what is the segment that the station on is congested. It
> will define that the whole network is slow, when in fact only an
> element related to the Management station is in a poor state, not
> the entire network. This can get management in a tizzy!


note that smokeping allows to wrote 'measurement plugins' its just
that nobody has botherd todo one for router ping yet, should not be
all that dificult ... if you are interested, I will be glad to make
an offer


PS yes I am on holiday and do not read my mal regularly ...

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