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Re: Measure overall network availability

  • From: Suresh Ramasubramanian
  • Date: Fri Jan 07 08:15:22 2005
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On Fri, 07 Jan 2005 06:41:46 -0500, Jim Popovitch <jimpop@yahoo.com> wrote:
> 
> I've often wondered, as I work intimately with NMS software, just how
> much cross network traffic is "are you there?" related.  Would it have a
> positive impact on overall net performance if everyone just turned off
> all internetwork status polling?
> 

not too much, when done right .. and when compared to all the noise
out there - martian packets, p2p downloads, worm generated traffic ...

-- 
Suresh Ramasubramanian (ops.lists@gmail.com)




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