[e2e] Extracting No. of packets or bytes in a router buffer
Olav.Kvittem at uninett.no
Thu Dec 14 05:45:19 PST 2006
anil at cmmacs.ernet.in said:
> We are searching for any known techniques to continuously sample (say at
> every 100 msec interval) the buffer occupancy of router interfaces.
We did make a tool that could poll that fast and do accurate timestamps
a few years ago and discovered that the routers
did not update theirs MIB's that often. Some platforms would not copy
statistics from the interface cards more often than a few (5)
seconds. Single processor architectures though seemed to have subsecond
> requirement is to extract or estimate the instantaneous value of the number
> of packets or bytes in the router buffer from another machine in the network,
> and not the maximum possible router buffer size.
> Any suggestion, advice or pointer to literature on this?
did not publish, but the perl-scripts are intact.
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