FORT monitoring/visibility

Lukas Tribus lukas at
Wed Oct 27 07:26:42 UTC 2021

On Wed, 27 Oct 2021 at 08:47, Mark Tinka <mark at> wrote:
> On 10/27/21 01:58, Randy Bush wrote:
> > my old DRL RP instances produce MRTG graphs etc of the CA
> > fetching side, though nothing on the rpki-rtr side.
> Randy, I actually have an ongoing discussion with the Fort developers
> about this after a BGPSec bug left me with stale VRP's for several days,
> with no clear indication that Fort had "kind of" crashed and "not fully"
> crashed (fair point, I need to work on better internal monitoring of
> Fort, as well).

That's the reason I preached about stale RTR servers before:
(the latter is a check against IOS XR devices via NETCONF which makes
some sanity checks, absolute and relative)

However judging by the absolute zero feedback and support requests
from anyone (other than likes/thumbs up), I'm pretty sure no one
actually does this - other than where I set it up directly.

Fort is also working on a prometheus endpoint, which probably would
allow easier monitoring/integration:


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