[rescue] Old Sparc Needs some tests

Bill Bradford mrbill at mrbill.net
Mon Apr 19 13:20:41 CDT 2004

On Mon, Apr 19, 2004 at 01:12:28PM -0500, Wes Will wrote:
> So, anybody got a line on good (open source/free) server load testing and
> network monitoring apps?  I need to knock out this one Sun machine, and one
> other G3 box running Linux and Apache serving mostly (almost entirely)
> static pages.  I have root access to both machines, and other hardware
> scattered about from which to test.  If I can get decent data, I'll be
> using the process/software on other items around campus for planning
> upgrades and troubleshooting.
> Comments?  Questions?  Derision?

For network monitoring, I've found nothing better than Nagios (formerly
NetSaint).  www.nagios.org

For bandwidth / router / switch monitoring, MRTG (www.mrtg.org) with
RRDTool (www.rrdtool.org).


bill bradford
austin texas

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