[smokeping-users] How to better visualize drop packets?

valent.turkovic at gmail.com valent.turkovic at gmail.com
Wed Dec 3 11:27:43 CET 2014

Ok got it, after adding "loss_background = yes" in "+ details" now I
have red background where ping loss is occurring.

Is there a way to get ping loss shown also in overview graphs? I'm
really missing it there also.

On Wed, Dec 3, 2014 at 11:07 AM, valent.turkovic at gmail.com
<valent.turkovic at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks Kwame,
> but this is not it. I have read trough Smokeping documentation
> previously to posting my message and googling around but didn't find
> the answer. It is easy to find stuff when you know what to look for,
> but I'm new to Smokeping configuration so I still need to get a hang
> for it.
> nodata_color - it paints parts of graphs when Smokeping wasn't
> running, not parts when it was running but there was data (dropped
> ping is valuable data).
> On Wed, Dec 3, 2014 at 4:38 AM, Kwame Bahena <informatux at gmail.com> wrote:
>> let me google that for you:
>> http://oss.oetiker.ch/smokeping/doc/smokeping_config.en.html
>> search for nodata_color, it's not exactly what you are looking for, but that
>> might give you a lead step.
>> cheers,
>> On Tue, Dec 2, 2014 at 4:20 PM, valent.turkovic at gmail.com
>> <valent.turkovic at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I have been hearing from senior sysadmins praises about Smokeping for
>>> years. Finally it has come my time to deploy Smokeping for the first
>>> time.
>>> Smokeping will be used to troubleshoot some wireless link issues with
>>> occasional dropped packets.
>>> When there is loss of connectivity graphs currently don't show
>>> anything, just empty space. I would like to have these places with
>>> packet drop to be much more visible.
>>> Is there some option to somehow highlight graph timeline to show when
>>> packets are being dropped?
>>> Cheers,
>>> Valent.
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