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Measuring QoS over a RAS/pppoe connection



I am trying to measure QoS metrics from various pppoe dial-up connections. The situation is that I have a monitoring server patched into a collection of satellite terminals and I need to measure performance characteristics of their connections. The connections can be expensive to leave up full time and connections are too unreliable to count on being online all of the time.

I think I need a pre and post script for the QoS sensor to serve as a dialer. Can I accomplish this with sensor dependency? Some sort of custom-scripted sensor that performs the dial? Or am I going about this wrong?


pppoe qos-roundtrip script

Created on Apr 20, 2020 3:44:19 PM

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Hi there,

It's not possible to add a script to an non EXE/Script Sensor. If this is needed our QoS Sensor are not possible to use. In this case, I recommend to use an EXE/Script Sensor with an own script.

Created on Apr 21, 2020 6:28:31 AM by  Moritz Heller [Paessler Support]



Hi buddy Maybe you can try to use the EXE/Script sensor with your own scripts. : )

Created on Oct 8, 2021 2:28:10 AM

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