Re: [bug] in snmp agent

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Sat, 15 Dec 2001 05:45:41 +0100

On Saturday 15 December 2001 00.14, Jean-Francois Dive wrote:

> Well, i have to say that to use the feature, i dont see how to avoid
> browsing the index on a regular basis to catch the news client's ip
> addresses and so add/discover new accounting sources.

Well, not if you know the IP addresses of the clients you are interested to
account, which is not a too uncommon cenario.

> Another point we have in mind is the following: like you say, browsing the
> table is a long taks, CPU intensive and this occure on a regular basis. At
> the end, we would like to account base on non-hit - bytes from a subnet.
> So, there are 2 possibilities: aggregate the information on the
> application side or on the agent side. I believe it would be usefull to
> have this in the agent, to avoid unnecessary management traffic (that will
> be quite big on large installation bases). So, what about adding a field
> to the table: a netmask and be able to configure networks/mask and have X
> new entries with those network/masks ?

Still you need to solve the basic problem about ordering.. as said previously
the data is not ordered within Squid.

Most of this information is aggregated globally, which is what most people
are interested in. The rest they get from log processing.

Received on Fri Dec 14 2001 - 21:57:24 MST

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