Re: Packet Loss via Netflow

From: Hendrik Visage (
Date: Fri Mar 23 2001 - 12:33:03 PST

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    On Fri, Mar 23, 2001 at 10:28:09AM +0100, Christian Hammers wrote:
    > On Fri, Mar 23, 2001 at 10:33:39AM +0200, Hendrik Visage wrote:
    > > I think the question might be: "packet loss due to congestion over
    > > serial link" (or similar), not of the NetFlow data that have been lost.
    > Oh, I see :-)
    > As far as I know there is no such way. You can maybe query some SNMP variables
    > to get values of the physical link state and number line relialibility...
    > Don't know exactly about this (but if you did this, mail me how :))

    I have said that you'll have to do some maths based the packets offered at
    the ingress vs the packets offer on the egress, though not as clear :)

    Now that I think about it, our network engineers monitor packet discards
    via MRTG, which is supplied via SNMP MIB.

    > bye,
    > -christian-
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