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Traffic sensor bandwidth utilization




i would like to know how much network bandwidth does a traffic sensor typically used for SNMP monitoring? The reason for this question is to know how much network traffic does PRTG consume in a shared leased line.


prtg snmp traffic-monitoring

Created on May 28, 2013 2:13:13 AM

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Hi there,

SNMP traffic itself does not consume much bandwidth, a negligible amount comparable to Ping. PRTG does use a bit more and we have an article that describes this more at length here. You can also refer to here for more details about the SNMP standard.

Created on May 28, 2013 7:22:42 AM by  Greg Campion [Paessler Support]

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