Re: RE: Monitoring the network: Routers

From: Spencer Hall (SHALL_at_stvincentshealth.com)
Date: 07/15/03

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    MRTG is very good you need to have some understanding of MIB's for the respective targets. The ease of setup is dependent upon the complexity of your monitoring parameters. Its also free :)

    >>> "Nathan" <nathan.grandbois@cerdant.com> 07/15/03 11:46 AM >>>
    Take a look at MRTG (multi-router traffic grapher). I don't think it is easy
    to set up, however I can't say from experience as I've never used it.

    -Nathan

    >>-----Original Message-----
    >>From: Nick Benigno [mailto:NBenigno@atchealthcare.com]
    >>Sent: Monday, July 14, 2003 3:10 PM
    >>To: security-basics@securityfocus.com
    >>Subject: Monitoring the network: Routers
    >>
    >>
    >>I am interesting in getting some ideas as to which packages
    >>are out there
    >>and recommended to monitor a router.
    >>
    >>Like the following stats:(in real-time)
    >>
    >>CPU Utilization
    >>Bandwidth Utilization
    >>Packet Count
    >>Packets in Error
    >>Type of Traffic
    >>
    >>It would have to be able to work with:
    >>1> Intel Express Routers(frame relay) ie 9515
    >>2> Netopia/Caymen Routers(dsl/sdsl/idsl) ie r3100
    >>3> Cisco Routers. ie2600
    >>
    >>Considering Points:
    >>1>Ease of setup
    >>2>Report capability
    >>3>Functionality / Compatibility
    >>
    >>
    >>I am looking for a Windows based product, but open to other
    >>solutions as
    >>well.
    >>
    >>Thanks in advance,
    >>
    >>Nick
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