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Re: Initial Route Server Stats for MAE-East
From: Mike Nasto <mnasto () franklin nysernet ORG>
Date: Sun, 22 Oct 1995 16:00:21 -0400 (EDT)

On Sat, 21 Oct 1995, Mike O'Dell wrote:

remember that using pings to sample connectivity to a very busy
cisco router is not a very reliable probe for several reasons.
Returning pings is a low-priority task in the first place, and
they are rate-limited, so if the processor is busy processing
lots of BGP updates and several folks are fribbling with it 
using ping or SNMP, it is less than clear what they will see.


OK!  Agreed.  So then, what would you use? 

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