Backbone Monitoring Tools

Bill Nash billn at odyssey.billn.net
Tue Mar 28 23:29:26 UTC 2006


If you can't say something useful..

Assuming you're looking for basic latency and availability monitoring, 
with alerts:
http://www.smokeping.org

- billn

On Tue, 28 Mar 2006, Jon Lyons wrote:

> mrtg..
>
> Ashe Canvar <acanvar at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> I want a simple backbone monitor for my 5 datacenters. My "backbone"
> consists of  redundant IPSEC/GRE tunnnels.
>
> At the very least I want to ping, traceroute and transfer a small file
> every few minutes over all IPSEC links. I am sure there are products
> that do this already, but I am having a hard time finding any.
>
> The display format should be noc-friendly. A basic grid with green/red
> status indicators at the least. Geographical maps a plus.
>
> Do most of you use a home grown tool for this monitoring and alerting ?
>
> Regards,
> Ashe
>
>
>
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