64bit counters?


19-07-2004 11:47:58

I'm using netmrg to monitor some high bandwidth (GigE, 10GigE)links and I'm getting obviously incorrect information. I believe this is due to the fact netmrg is defaulting to using 32 bit counters, is there a way I can force it to use 64 bit counters?


19-07-2004 12:29:06

Unfortunately, I don't have any devices like that to test against ;)

My understanding was that there were other OIDs for the counter64 versions of ifInOctets/ifOutOctets; I believe they're ifHCInOctets/ifHCOutOctets.
You'll want to add these snmp tests similarly to the current 'Interfaces' tests.
Next you'll want to go into your template group, the template linux box, and into the network interface; add two monitors - one each for the ifHCInOctets and ifHCOutOctets.
Goto template graphs and duplicate the current lan traffic graph; edit it to rename it to something like 'LAN HC Traffic'; the click on the name and modify the monitors to use the new HC versions.
Apply this interface template to your graphs to get the High Counter versions.



19-07-2004 17:13:48


Thanks for the response, I did find those mibs earlier today and that did fix the problem.