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Re: Measure overall network availability
On Fri, 2005-01-07 at 12:09 +0530, Suresh Ramasubramanian wrote: > Maybe maintain a few 1U colo boxes (cheap!) in data centers on > selected networks around the world, from where you want to measure > reachablity .. run nothing except nagios or some other monitoring app > for measuring availablity of services like http, smtp, etc that you > want to know are available or not, I've often wondered, as I work intimately with NMS software, just how much cross network traffic is "are you there?" related. Would it have a positive impact on overall net performance if everyone just turned off all internetwork status polling? <ducking> -Jim P.