[smokeping-users] Bandwidth Consumption by SmokePing

Bee Hock Goh beehock at mail.com
Mon Mar 26 17:15:54 CEST 2007

 Thanks, Chris!

whats the 128? Is that the bytes per ping packets?

  ----- Original Message -----
  From: "Chris Wilson"
  To: "Bee Hock Goh"
  Subject: Re: [smokeping-users] Bandwidth Consumption by SmokePing
  Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2007 15:27:20 +0100 (BST)

  Hi Bee,

  > Does anyone know how calculate(based on no of sites) the
  > bandwidth consumed by Smokeping for the polling?

  In kbps, and assuming that all your probes are fping:

  kbps = step * pings * 128 * 8 * hosts / 60.

  Cheers, Chris.
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