[Hidden-tech] Helping others without broadband

Matthew Crocker matthew at crocker.com
Mon Aug 8 13:57:08 EDT 2005

> On a related note, can anyone recommend a good Free Software package
> for network monitoring? I want to ping each of the 20 routers from the
> root router, record all events where packet loss is greater than 50
> percent, and send a daily email to the people that own phones that may
> have caused the outage.

We use NAGIOS  (www.nagios.org) to monitor 100+ nodes with 1000+  
services.  It can monitor/graph anything.   It is a pain to configure  
but that is why we have interns ;)


Matthew S. Crocker
Vice President
Crocker Communications, Inc.
Internet Division
PO BOX 710
Greenfield, MA 01302-0710


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