conn alerts based on ping time
jonescr at cisco.com
Fri Jan 13 19:01:11 CET 2006
I'm helping someone set up Hobbit at their company, and they want to
monitor the status of a remote office T1 link. Of course Hobbit can
tell them if the link goes totally down, or you can ignore bad pings
with "badconn", but they want to know when the link is *slow*, as they
often have periods of time when the pings are not dropped, but instead
taking 1-3 seconds (instead of <100ms like normal).
Is there any chance that Hobbit will soon support comparing the ping
replies to specifiied values for green, yellow, and red?
22.214.171.124 myhost.com # conn:200:500
This would make myhost.com's conn test go yellow if the ping was between
200 and 500ms, and red if it was over 500ms.
Since hobbit already graphs the numeric values of the ping replies, this
seems like it would be fairly easy to add?
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