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Re: Good Packet Sniffer



On Thu, Sep 04, 2003 at 10:40:13AM -0400, Vivek Kumar wrote:
> Hi  there,
> 
> I have a dedicated T1 line between 2 locations. I have Linux and AIX box
> at both ends. I want to know what kind of load the T1 has. In other
> words if I start using that T1 for data transfer then it should not
> choke my network. Kindly suggest me what can i use to do that. Can I use
> software sniffer ( i never used one) for that and which one is the most
> reliable one.

Use SNMP to poll the CSU/DSU or router at either end and graph the
traffic with cricket or MRTG.

-- 
Nathan Norman - Incanus Networking mailto:nnorman@incanus.net
  Just because an idea originated at "redhat" does not mean it is evil.
          -- Sean 'Shaleh' Perry



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