[collectd] Collecting more detail network statistics
sh at tokkee.org
Mon Mar 2 17:37:19 CET 2009
On Mon, Mar 02, 2009 at 08:09:28AM -0800, Ulf Zimmermann wrote:
> > > On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 12:10:10PM -0800, Ulf Zimmermann wrote:
> > > > I am looking at how I could collect more detailed network
> > (interface)
> > > > statistics. Extra numbers I am interested in are (all on Linux
> > > > database servers):
> > >
> > > > netstat -in
> > >
> > > Bruno already mentioned the Netlink plugin , I think it's exactly
> > > what you want for interface errors.
> Hmmm, netlink is a problem under RedHat EL4 so far. Can't find a
> libnetlink for it so far.
libnetlink is most likely available as a static library only and shipped
with some iproute (devel) package. However, I wouldn't be surprised if
RHEL does not ship that at all in the official distribution, I'm afraid.
I'm not really familiar with RH, so I don't know what to do in that
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