[collectd] Looking for a way to collect ICMP traffic data
steve at wtfast.com
Fri Oct 21 16:19:31 CEST 2016
I'll give that a try, thanks very much for the pointer! It should be a lot
less intensive than logging icmpinfo and tailing it.
On Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 6:34 AM, Pavel V. <pavel2000 at ngs.ru> wrote:
> Hi, Steve.
> >> I have a need to collect and graph data on ICMP traffic specifically.
> >> Can anyone suggest a way to do this (in Linux)?
> All you need is here:
> # cat /proc/net/snmp |grep IcmpMsg
> IcmpMsg: InType8 OutType0
> IcmpMsg: 964 964
> If other types of ICMP traffic appear there will be more columns.
> These are handled by `protocols` plugin, but I found it unuseable in its
> implementation and I'm going to reimplement it some days.
> Pavel mailto:pavel2000 at ngs.ru
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