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Network Interfaces: Traffic

Distribution: official part of Check_MK
License: GPL
Supported Agents: HPUX, Solaris

Reports the network traffic, the port state and the error counters for interfaces using the command line tool statgrab on Solaris and HP-UX.

Make sure you have the statgrab binary available on the monitored machine. Under HP-UX you also need to activate the hpux_statgrab agent plugin.

For details about the features and configuration of this check please refer to the check man page of if64. This check uses the same implementation - with just a few restricions: There is no information about broadcast or multicast packets. These will be shown as unicast packets. The type of the interfaces will allows show as Ethernet (type 6). Only lo0 will be shown as type SoftwareLoopback (24).


The number of the interface of the name as defined in the operating system.


One service is created for each interface.