[smokeping-users] Re: Another suggestion...

Tobias Oetiker oetiker at ee.ethz.ch
Mon Jan 28 22:40:28 MET 2002

Today Paul C. Williamson wrote:

> A probe to utilize Cisco's CISCO-PING-MIB.  Cisco has a proprietary
> way for one cisco device to ping another one and report that time
> back to another device.  I have no idea if I can do this with smokeping,
> but I'd really like to try.
> As for the servers, why not just add their IP addresses to smokeping?
> My network guys are pretty impressed with the tool, as it closely
> reflects what is going on with our network...

waht would be interesting would be tool which sets up a tcp ip
connection with a host and measure the time to get
syn/ack after sending the syn and also the time from sending the
ack/syn to getting the first byte


> Paul
> >>> Hal Burgiss <hal at foobox.net> 01/28/02 04:14PM >>>
> On Mon, Jan 28, 2002 at 01:23:49PM -0500, Paul C. Williamson wrote:
> >
> > IOW, I'm trying to write a probe, using FPing as a guide, that
> > uses something other than ICMP ECHO pings.  I would like to
> Out of curiosity, what are you working on? I'd thought a probe to test
> server response time might something useful.

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