How to use MRTG to monitor an application's bandwidth use?
john.abreau at zuken.com
Tue Aug 29 17:32:39 EDT 2006
Matt Shields wrote:
> Ok, someone may need to correct me, but your Application and the Network
> operate at different levels in the protocol stack. So mrtg alone is
> impossible. When you poll your router it is only going to report what
> data is passed alone its interfaces. You could setup something like
> NTOP to monitor your firewall for connections, then look at the
> summarized traffic report and see what it says for the destination
> everyone is connecting to.
Ntop? I'll take a look at that. I've got a Cisco PIX firewall; ntop runs
on a separate machine and can pull statistics off the PIX, right?
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