Measure overall network availability

Gordon Gordon at
Fri Jan 7 16:23:01 UTC 2005

Joe Shen wrote:

>is there any recommended method to measure overall
>network availability? 
>Currently we use packet loss rate as indication of
>network availability, but to my understanding this
>just means the possiblity of e2e communication degrade
>but not the network availability.

Cisco's SAA and RTTMON mibs could provide you with some details
pertaining to Delay, Jitter, and Packet Loss on Cisco devices.



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