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Re: Initial Route Server Stats for MAE-East

  • From: Mike Nasto
  • Date: Sun Oct 22 16:37:30 1995

On Sat, 21 Oct 1995, Mike O'Dell wrote:

> remember that using pings to sample connectivity to a very busy
> cisco router is not a very reliable probe for several reasons.
> Returning pings is a low-priority task in the first place, and
> they are rate-limited, so if the processor is busy processing
> lots of BGP updates and several folks are fribbling with it 
> using ping or SNMP, it is less than clear what they will see.
> 	-mo

OK!  Agreed.  So then, what would you use? 

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