Backbone Monitoring Tools
Billt at Mahagonny.com
Wed Mar 29 00:39:17 UTC 2006
On Tue, 28 Mar 2006 16:07:27 -0800
"Ashe Canvar" <acanvar at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for the quick responses. Perhaps I should have been more
> I already use "remstats"
> (http://remstats.sourceforge.net/release/index.html) for interface b/w
> monitoring. I have worked with nagios and openview int he past.
> I have an ospf based network. The specific monitoring problem I am
> trying to solve is :
> 1. actively test the currently active path for packet loss and
> transfer i.e. draw a latency grid between every datacenter and every
> other datacenter
> 2. actively detect routing changes / failover to redundant paths
> using traceroutes
> i.e. alert if SFO->CHG->NYC changes to SFO->LXE->HOU->NYC
> ( link state protocols suck as far as testing backup paths go)
> 3. actively transfer a fixed file
> i.e. draw a datarate grid between every datacenter and every other
> So, I am not looking for a generic graphing/alerting NMS. Does anyone
> use a specific tool that is capable of doing this ?
> I am in a buy vs. build debate with my boss ;)
Oh! Then take a look at the FCP product from Internap.
The price alone will convince your PHB to let you build a box.
BillT at Mahagonny.com
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