[smokeping-users] Multiple Probes

Scott Moseman scmoseman at gmail.com
Wed Nov 14 21:58:20 CET 2007

It appears my "unreachable" rate is less than 4%.  So getting multiple
probes configured appears to be a higher priority than cleaning the


On Nov 14, 2007 2:34 PM, Scott Moseman <scmoseman at gmail.com> wrote:
> Right now I'm using a single FPing probe for all of my devices.  We
> have a lot of them, and many do not reply, but a "clean up" of the
> data is not really an available option at this time.  We have a step
> of 300 secs and it's beginning to occasionally take more than 300 secs
> to complete.  In this instance, can I setup multiple FPing probes
> (e.g. FPing1, FPing2, etc) and verify concurrentprobes is "yes" (which
> I believe is the default)?  Is this going to do what I'm thinking it
> will, which is running several FPing probes in parallel?
> Our config file is automatically generated from a mgmt system.  Could
> I have the mgmt system output the config with random (or sequentially
> changing) probe=FPing* entries?  Or is there a better methodology for
> distributing the probes among the devices?
> Thanks,
> Scott

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