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Value to use for Monitoring Link Utlization




When monitoring traffic utilization for a link in percentage, should I enter double the actual value of the link in the field Maximum (kbit/s). For example, for a 200Mb/s link should I enter 400000 kbit/s? The channels I am using are 'Traffic Totals".

Thanks, Pradeep

measuring traffic utilization

Created on Mar 9, 2016 9:01:52 PM

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Dear Pradeep,

The Traffic Total channel will sum up the incoming and outgoing traffic. It will depend on the connection which value you will need to enter as a maximum. If the line i.e. only support 200 Mb/s incoming and 200 Mb/s outgoing traffic, 400,000 would be the correct maximum setting.

Best regards, Felix

Created on Mar 11, 2016 1:07:35 PM by  Felix Saure [Paessler Support]

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