[smokeping-users] graphing traceroutes possible?

Tobias Oetiker tobi at oetiker.ch
Tue Mar 30 09:52:25 CEST 2010

Hi Joshua,

curently smokeping has no functionality for running background
traceroutes and recording of that information ...

but if you have a budget, I'll be glad to make you an offer for
developing such a feature.

If you program yourself I'll be glad todo some chaperoning ...


Today Joshua Smith wrote:

> Hello everyone, i recently stumbled upon smokeping looking for an
> alternative to pingplotter pro which i currently use. I purchased
> pingplotter so i would be able to keep detailed logs of mtr-like traceroutes
> to and from all of my remote servers to help identify any network issues and
> so that i have some ammunition when dealing with the colo's about possible
> problems. While pingplotter accomplishes this, it is extremely resource
> hungry both on the host machine (windows only, that alone is huge drawback)
> and on any remote linux machine as it relies on a perl script to call
> traceroute, which somehow uses an incredible amount of resources when
> querying many hosts at once. Long story short after configuring smokeping
> and digging everywhere i'm unable to tell if smokeping offers this same
> functionality? An help would be greatly appreciated and i apologise for the
> back story.

Tobi Oetiker, OETIKER+PARTNER AG, Aarweg 15 CH-4600 Olten, Switzerland
http://it.oetiker.ch tobi at oetiker.ch ++41 62 775 9902 / sb: -9900

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