[Nagiosplug-help] simulating backup/redundant link

Charles Sprickman spork at bway.net
Wed Dec 20 21:45:59 CET 2006

On Tue, 19 Dec 2006, Doctor Doo wrote:

> i think, everybody (specially, Network Admins) would love to see such 
> features are added in the upcoming version of NAGIOS.

If you have a backup link, then the "parent" should only go down when the 
device itself is down.  You can then attach something like the snmp 
interface status or ospf neighbor status to the router in question to 
alert you to a link being down.


>  regards,
>  Towfique
> Andreas Ericsson <ae at op5.se> wrote:
>  Doctor Doo wrote:
>> hi all,
>> my routers are interconnected with multiple links. so i have used multiple
>> "parent" for each router to simulate this picture.
>> is there any way to mark a particular link as the main link and other
>> links as stand by or backup links.
> No.
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