Measure overall network availability

Petri Helenius pete at
Fri Jan 7 11:50:51 UTC 2005

Jim Popovitch 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?
Since p2p traffic is >50% globally and >80% on many networks, everything 
else can be considered marginal.


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