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nranieri
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a little help?

Mon Apr 09, 2007 9:24 pm

I would like to monitor the number of users an each rtrbd. Each of our boards run backhaul and hotspot and it would be nice to monitor/graph the number of associations throughout the day for each.

Any help is appreciated.

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nranieri
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Tue Apr 24, 2007 6:04 pm

Nobody is monitoring the number of associations? There must be a way to count the number of active wireless associations. Is there a counting function in the probe utility?

Anyone? Even just a hint?

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Tue Apr 24, 2007 7:58 pm

Do an snmpwalk on the device and look for an OID in TREE view that tells you how many associations there currently are. If one exits, make a data source and graph it,
 
nranieri
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Wed Apr 25, 2007 12:46 am

.... If one exits, make a data source and graph it,

Sorry, I was not clear. I am familiar with creating a data source from an existing OID, but I have not been able to find one that counts the number of associations, hence the request for help with what I assume is going to require some function and/or calculation.
 
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Wed Apr 25, 2007 12:56 am

In order to create a function, you need to find an OID(s) that you can use in the calculation. Maybe someone is already doing this and will chime in as you are desiring :)



Other way is to find out what message is logged in the router log when a client connects and assuming you are using a syslog server, you could have a script filter for that message and count them. I'm not sure how you would get the syslog info back into Dude. The syslog viewer would have to write it to a file and you would need to have Dude read the file...not sure if that is possible.

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