RMON monitoring plugin

Verax NMS & APM RMON management plugin allows easy monitoring, alerting, health check, management and performance reporting for RMON-enabled devices. The plugin provides real-time LAN statistics, such as utilization, collisions, CRC errors, etc. enabling troubleshooting of typical LAN problems (e.g. a stray adapter causing errors).

Port statistics view

RMON plugin - Port statistics view

The view presents detailed port information including:

  • Port ID, owner and status
  • Errors: collisions, drop events, FCS/alignment errors, jabbers and others
  • Traffic: packets received, octets received and others

Traffic statistics view

RMON plugin - Multicast packets received view

The view presents detailed traffic information including:

  • Packets received
  • Octets received
  • Broadcast packets received
  • Multicast packets received

Packet size breakdown

RMON plugin - Packet breakdown view

The view presents packet breakdown by size on a per-port basis.

Error statistics view

The view presents detailed errors statistics including:

  • Collisions
  • Drop events
  • FCS/Alignment errors
  • Jabbers
  • Oversize packets
  • Undersize packets
  • Fragments

Predefined RMON monitoring templates

The plugin provides predefined templates for most commonly monitored RMON items (listed in the table below). Other, user-defined performance counters can be added.

Built-in module-specific monitoring templates
Port Status
Collisions
Drop events
Jabbers
Oversize packets
Undersize packets
FCS/Alignment errors
Octets received
Packets received
Multicast packets received
Broadcast packets received
64 Octets
Fragments
128-255 Octets
65-127 Octets
512-1023 Octets
256-511 Octets
1024-1518 Octets

See also

Generic Switch monitoring and management plugin »

Generic Router monitoring and management plugin »

Cisco Router monitoring and management plugin »

Cisco Switch monitoring and management plugin »

Juniper Router monitoring and management plugin »