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Can I get the total bandwidth(Total throughput) of a switch in PRTG graph?




I need to monitor the total throughput of cisco 9300 switch and its graph to put on the dashboard, is this possible? If so how?

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Created on Apr 27, 2020 2:00:45 PM

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Hi there,

I recommend to use a SNMP Traffic Sensor. The SNMP Traffic sensor monitors traffic on a device using the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP).

For more detailed information about bandwidth monitoring, please see this article: https://www.paessler.com/manuals/prtg/bandwidth_monitoring_comparison

Created on Apr 27, 2020 7:43:51 PM by  Moritz Heller [Paessler Support]

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