[CentOS] Re: [OT] What is the best network monitoring tool?

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Mon Oct 13 19:48:58 UTC 2008


nate wrote:
> John R Pierce wrote:
>
>   
>> well, SNMP isn't going to tell you much about the state of a webserver
>> or databbase statistics or whatever, its mostly just network information.
>>     
>
> It can tell you just about anything depending on how you
> configure it, SNMP is just a protocol. I get DB stats, system
> stats etc from SNMPD by hooking in custom OIDs to external
> scripts/files.
>   

and thats different than configuring remote agents ?




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