[mrtg] monitoring solution for wan links

Daniel J McDonald dan.mcdonald at austinenergy.com
Tue Feb 12 14:14:45 CET 2008

On Tue, 2008-02-12 at 00:56 -0200, Daniel wrote:
> I had links between headquarter and aroung 10 branches. I need a
> monitoring plataform to give-me solicited snap-shots about link usage.
> I use MRTG to have global link usage snapshot and history.
> Nagios give-me warnings about outage, high traffic or poor link
> condition using icmp.
> When I feel that the link is slow I need know wich IPs in my lan cause
> these condion (an snaphot), like top users and what they doing
> (protocol and ports they using). I know that I need to use an sniffer
> to colect data.

Or a flow collector.  Flow-tools is probably a good place to start.

> I woul like group information by destiny network (i.e branchA,
> branchB, ... and if possible display it in a webserver.

Daniel J McDonald, CCIE #2495, CISSP #78281, CNX
Austin Energy

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