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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.

      -mo

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

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