What is this?

This knowledgebase contains questions and answers about PRTG Network Monitor and network monitoring in general. You are invited to get involved by asking and answering questions!

Learn more

PRTG Network Monitor

Intuitive to Use. Easy to manage.
More than 500,000 users rely on Paessler PRTG every day. Find out how you can reduce cost, increase QoS and ease planning, as well.

Free Download

Top Tags


View all Tags

Feature Request: Have snmptraffic sensors show interface utilzation percentage

Votes:

0

Your Vote:

Up

Down


Want this feature implemented, too? Please upvote by clicking Thumbs up!

(Posts as a reply won't be published in this feature request thread. Read Me!)


User story

As a PRTG user, I want snmptraffic sensors to poll the interface speed they are monitoring (ie: 1G, 10G, 40G, etc) so that can be used as optional percentage channels (traffic in/out) and can be used for capacity reporting on scheduled reports to make it easier to track when internet circuits are reaching capacity, and need to be upgraded. This value should also be able to change, for instance, if a LAG is expanded.

Details of user story

We operate a large global network, which makes capacity planning a bit of a challenge. Having this addition to the snmptraffic sensors would make it much easier to set templates for threshold alerts, and would make reports much easier to read by higher ups don't know what the interface speed of every circuit is.

Acceptance criteria

  • Add polling of interface speed to new and existing snmptraffic sensors.
  • Have reports be able to show traffic in/out utilization percentages based off of interface speed in addition to traffic levels.

Status

Open

feature-request prtg-kbtracker reporting snmp snmptraffic

Created on Nov 24, 2021 2:18:54 PM by  netops-MM (10) 1



Replies

Nobody has replied yet

Why not be the first?

Please log in or register to enter your reply.


Disclaimer: The information in the Paessler Knowledge Base comes without warranty of any kind. Use at your own risk. Before applying any instructions please exercise proper system administrator housekeeping. You must make sure that a proper backup of all your data is available.