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RTG

RTG is a flexible, scalable, high-performance SNMP statistics monitoring system. It is designed for enterprises and service providers who need to collect time-series SNMP data from a large number of targets quickly.

The RTG tool is written by Robert Beverly and maintained on SourceForge at http://rtg.sourceforge.net/ where documentation, examples, and downloadable releases are available.

RTG - Real Traffic Grabber

RTG is a flexible, scalable, high-performance SNMP statistics monitoring system. It is designed for enterprises and service providers who need to collect time-series SNMP data from a large number of targets quickly. All collected data is inserted into a relational database that provides a common interface for applications to generate complex queries and reports. RTG includes utilities that generate configuration and target files, traffic reports, 95th percentile reports and graphical data plots. These utilities may be used to produce a web-based interface to the data.

RTG is written in C and utilizes the UCD SNMP and MySQL libraries. It is freely available under the terms of the GNU General Public License.

RTG: Bit Rate Week View
RTG weekly view by Bit Rate. More samples at http://rtg.sourceforge.net/examples/

Features of RTG

  • Runs as a daemon, incurring no cron or kernel startup overhead
  • Written entirely in C for speed, incurring no interpreter overhead
  • Multi-threaded for asynchronous polling and database insertion
  • Inserts data into a relational database where complex queries and reports may be generated
  • Performs no data averaging in order to support billing, etc.
  • Can poll at sub-one-minute intervals

More Information and Download

For more information and to download releases of RTG, see the RTG home page on SourceForge at http://rtg.sourceforge.net/

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