[mrtg] Monitor TenGiga ports

Eric Brander mailinglists at rednarb.com
Tue Mar 27 16:46:13 CEST 2007

On 3/27/07, Mizrahi, Gil <gil.mizrahi at intel.com> wrote:
>  Hello,
> I monitor TenGiga ports on Cisco routers (6506/9) with MRTG using 64-bit
> counters (:::::2).
> As I understand 64-bit counters can fit 10 Giga bit, nevertheless the max
> bandwidth shown is ~4Gbps.
> Why is that? Or what am I missing?

My first guess: you're not exceeding 4 Gbps for a sustained 5-minute
interval. Are you saying that the switch is reporting something higher than
MRTG is? Again, for a 5-minute interval?

Eric Brander
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