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RE: Traffic Threshold monitoring?
- From: Jim Popovitch
- Date: Mon Aug 26 03:27:22 2002
Micromuse's Netcool/USM (Usage Service Monitors) will allow you to monitor
traffic on a per user or per port (type) basis. The USMs allow you to
monitor and generate notifications for defined thresholds and usage
Here is a URL to a more complete spec sheet:
Note: I work for Micromuse as a systems engineer, managing the integration
of our products at our customers' facilities.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner- [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of
> Rob Mitzel
> Sent: Monday, August 26, 2002 2:54 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Traffic Threshold monitoring?
> Hi everyone,
> Quick question. We're currently using MRTG to monitor traffic on a
> number of cisco switches connected to various customers. Now, this is
> all great and everything, except there's no real way to monitor if a
> customer's traffic goes completely out of whack (i.e. they start
> hammering 20 mbps instead of 300kbps) without manually checking MRTG
> every few minutes (and that'd be kinda time-consuming, you'd think.) We
> also show individual MRTG pages to our customer base via some handy mods
> we made.
> So my question is...what's out there that will allow us to check
> thresholds on traffic, and notify us if needed? We do have monitoring
> stations, running CastleRock SNMPc software. We have it set up to tell
> us when there's broadcast storms and suff, but I've never seen anything
> for actual traffic monitoring.
> Thanks in advance!