A.5.5. Linux::Interface Traffic

The Linux::Interface Traffic probe measures the amount of traffic into and out of the specified interface (such as eth0) and collects the following metrics:
  • Input Rate - The traffic in bytes per second going into the specified interface.
  • Output Rate - The traffic in bytes per second going out of the specified interface.
Requirements - The Red Hat Network monitoring daemon (rhnmd) must be running on the monitored system to execute this probe.

Table A.19. Linux::Interface Traffic settings

Field Value
Interface*
Timeout* 30
Critical Maximum Input Rate
Warning Maximum Input Rate
Warning Minimum Input Rate
Critical Minimum Input Rate
Critical Maximum Output Rate
Warning Maximum Output Rate
Warning Minimum Output Rate
Critical Minimum Output Rate