Re: Program to monitor line quality?

From: Dietmar Goldbeck (dietmar.goldbeck@acm.org)
Date: Thu Nov 30 2000 - 02:42:47 EST


On Wed, Nov 29, 2000 at 10:59:04PM +0100, Ralf G. R. Bergs wrote:
> On Wed, 29 Nov 2000 19:27:04 +0100, Dietmar Goldbeck wrote:
> What is "cricket?"
>

Similar to mrtg. It is a frontend for rrdtool and can build graphs
from measurement.

> >min, max, avg round trip time and packet loss. I append it here.
> >Should be easy to add some alarm when some parameter is out of an
> >acceptable range.
>
> Thanks, I will also have a look at that script, since at first glance I
> don't see the advantage over a simple "ping -c 10 <host>"
>

If you want just to know wether ping works at all, the script is
overkill. If you want to be informed when packet loss is in excess of
10% you cannot use plain ping anymore.

  Ciao
    Dietmar

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