Tracking packet/s in the server
p.mayers at imperial.ac.uk
Thu Feb 23 12:52:10 CET 2012
On 23/02/12 08:50, Alan DeKok wrote:
> Alan Buxey wrote:
>> I assume that these values are exposed to eg the status server so we can
>> see them with current monitoring probes, eg monit ?
> Not yet. I suppose that could be done.
>> ...and likewise send out an snmptrap via triggers.conf?
> Yes, that too.
> The issue there is WHEN do you send traps?
> - when the queue of delayed packets gets more than half full?
> - when the PPS IN-OUT> ... ?
> - how to rate limit the traps so that you don't get spammed by them?
> What criteria should be used?
Maybe best to leave this to external tools; just expose the absolute
COUNTER, and the various rate GAUGE values, and let the tools send the
For what it's worth, a suitably compiled net-snmp can watch its own
internal OIDs and execute user-configurable threshold traps.
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