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Linux.com: Get Your Network's Weather from Weathermap4RRD

Sep 13, 2006, 07:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Walter Gould)


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"When I was investigating the Abilene/Internet2 network sometime back, I found its 'network weather map,' which graphically shows the load on network segments, to be an interesting tool. I thought something similar could be helpful on our network. Today, we're using Weathermap4RRD to show a high-level graphical representation of our network.

"When I started looking for a package that I could use to create a visual weather map of our campus network, I tested a couple of packages, such as Indiana University's WxMap (used to create the above Abilene map)..."

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