traffic monitoring

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Apr 4th, 2009
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Hi,

I need to monitor the application/traffic patterns moving across my router.I would be using nbar for this(hope this is gud).I would be attaching this to my wan interface..which i hope should be correct & best?

I am also trying to view the outputs as graphs on mrtg which runs on window platform for which i would need MIB id.

Any idea whats the MIB for this & how would i actually use the MIB to depict the result in graphical format.

Please help with anyother information useful to attain my goal.

Thanks...

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Collin Clark Mon, 04/06/2009 - 06:13
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Netflow should be easier to "view" than NBAR. You can either view the results locally on the router, the ports are in hex, so it's pretty clumsy. You can use a 3rd party app which will give you nice graphs. Here's a link to a free edition (limit to 2 interfaces) of some software that we use.


http://www.manageengine.com/products/netflow/download-free.html


Hope that helps.

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