Re: Calculating utilization
Embedded answers to your questions below
At 08:33 AM 2/23/99 +0100, you wrote:
>I have a question related to calculating the percentage ring utilization in
>the /usr/OV/conf/mibexpr.conf file.
>To calculate the abovementioned value for a Token ring hub with RMON
>support, I make use of the mib value: .22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199.3.1.4, which is
>This value is then multiplied by 100, an the result divided by
>The result should then be the percentage ring utilization.
>Question number one: Is this the best and most accurate method of
>calculating Ring utilization?
ifSpeed is in bits/sec, so octets (per second, see below) should be
multiplied by 8
(and 100 for %)
>Question number two: If I browse the mib, the tokenRingPstatsDataOctets
>value keeps rising. In other words, it is not a Delta Value.
> Does anybody know how these values get converted to give a
>delta value each time the graph is updated?
The NV data collector calculates deltas and divides by poll interval length
to give a rate before storing the value.
>Wouter de Bruin
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