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Tools Page updated

I added a new tool to the Tools page, called Interface Traffic Indicator. The tool can be compared to STG, but needs to be installed on a workstation. The tool can be used to measure the throughput of a specific interface. To use the tool, you need at least the IP address of the device and a SNMP Read-Only string.

Tools like this can come in handy when measuring the used bandwidth of an interface in real-time. Appliance, like Cacti and Nagios, often poll ones in five minutes, which is very useful for establishing a baseline, but not for troubleshooting real-time.

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More information about the Interface Traffic Indicator can be found here.

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René Jorissen

Co-owner and Solution Specialist at 4IP Solutions
René Jorissen works as Solution Specialist for 4IP in the Netherlands. Network Infrastructures are the primary focus. René works with equipment of multiple vendors, like Cisco, Aruba Networks, FortiNet, HP Networking, Juniper Networks, RSA SecurID, AeroHive, Microsoft and many more. René is Aruba Certified Edge Expert (ACEX #26), Aruba Certified Mobility Expert (ACMX #438), Aruba Certified ClearPass Expert (ACCX #725), Aruba Certified Design Expert (ACDX #760), CCNP R&S, FCNSP and Certified Ethical Hacker (CEF) certified. You can follow René on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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