interface_traffic Metrics

This section describes the metrics for the Interface Traffic Monitoring (interface_traffic) probe.
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This section describes the metrics for the Interface Traffic Monitoring (interface_traffic) probe.
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QoS Metrics
The following table describes the checkpoint metrics that can be configured using the interface_traffic probe.
Monitor Name
Units
Description
Version
QOS_INTERFACE_ADMINSTATUS
State
This metric displays the administrative status of the interface. The possible values are:
[0 (unknown (0)), 1 (up), 2 (down), 3 (testing)]
Note:
0 (unknown (0)) is displayed if the database has 0 defined as a numeric value.
4.0
QOS_INTERFACE_DISCARDS
Packets/sec
This metric displays the number of inbound and outbound packets discarded by the interface.
4.0
QOS_INTERFACE_ERRORS
Packets/sec
This metric displays the number of inbound and outbound error packets on the interface.
4.0
QOS_INTERFACE_OPSTATE
State
This metric displays the current operational state of the interface. The possible values are:
[0 (unknown (0)), 1 (up), 2 (down), 3 (testing), 4 (unknown), 5 (dormant), 6 (notPresent), 7 (lowerLayerDown)]
Note:
 0 (unknown (0)) is displayed if the database has 0 defined as a numeric value.
4.0
QOS_INTERFACE_PACKETS
Packets/sec
This metrics displays the number of packets received or sent by the interface.vThe packet types are: unicast, multicast, broadcast, and total.
4.0
QOS_INTERFACE_QLEN
Packets
This metric displays the queue length of the outbound packets across the interface.
4.0
QOS_INTERFACE_TRAFFIC
Bytes/sec
This metric displays the inbound and outbound traffic on the interface.
4.0
QOS_INTERFACE_TRAFFIC_KBITS
Kilobits/sec
This metric displays the inbound and outbound traffic on the interface in kilobits per second.
4.0
Alert Metrics Default Settings
This section contains the alert metrics defaults settings for the interface_traffic probe.
QoS Metric
Warning Threshold
Warning Severity
Error Threshold
Error Severity
Description
InOctets
-
-
-
profile
The inbound traffic on interface is too high.
OutOctets
-
-
-
profile
The outbound traffic on interface is too high.
InOctetsExtreme
-
-
-
critical
The max value has been breached by inbound traffic on the interface.
OutOctetsExtreme
-
-
-
critical
The max value has been breached by outbound traffic on the interface.
NoTraffic
-
-
-
profile
No network traffic is detected on interface.
InErrors
-
-
-
profile
The number of inbound errors is exceeding the threshold.
OutErrors
-
-
-
profile
The number of outbound errors is exceeding the threshold.
InErrorsExtreme
-
-
-
profile
The max value has been breached by inbound error packets on interface.
OutErrorsExtreme
-
-
-
profile
The max value has been breached by outbound error packets on interface.
InDiscards
-
-
-
profile
The number of discarded inbound packets is exceeding the threshold.
OutDiscards
-
-
-
profile
The number of discarded outbound packets is exceeding the threshold.
InDiscardsExtreme
-
-
-
profile
The max value has been breached by inbound discarded packets on the interface.
OutDiscardsExtreme
-
-
-
profile
The max value has been breached by outbound discarded packets on the interface.
OutQLen
-
-
-
profile
The queue length on the outbound interface is exceeding the threshold.
OpStatus
-
-
-
profile
The interface name on the agent is not as expected.
AdminStatus
-
-
-
profile
The interface administrative status on agent is not as expected.
AgentState
-
-
-
critical
The SNMP agent is not responding.
IndexShift
-
-
-
major
The interface index number has changed for the interface. You need to rediscover the interface.
InterfaceCount
-
-
-
warning
The number of interfaces has changed on agent.
InPackets
-
-
-
major
The total number of inbound packets on the interface is too high.
OutPackets
-
-
-
major
The total number of outbound packets on the interface is too high
InPacketsExtreme
-
-
-
critical
The max value has been breached by inbound packets on the interface.
OutPacketsExtreme
-
-
-
critical
The max value has been breached by outbound packets on the interface.
NoMaxDefined
-
-
-
critical
The max interface speed of the interface on the agent could not be determined.
VirtualInterface
-
-
-
critical
The physical interface(s) to use for virtual interface on the agent could not be determined.
InterfaceExist
-
-
-
major
The interface index on the agent does not exist on the MIB.