[nycbug-talk] Unmanaged Switch, SNMP traffic data?
Tue Jan 3 14:29:23 EST 2006
On 1/3/06, Mikel King <mikel.king at ocsny.com> wrote:
> On Jan 3, 2006, at 1:15 PM, Isaac Levy wrote:
> > Hey All,
> > Do any of the Networking hardcores on this list have any good
> > reccomendations for switches?
> > I'm looking for the following:
> > 24 port Gigabit Switches
> > Unmanaged (though I want passive SNMP data so I can collect
> > aggregate traffic usage?)
> > Am I wishing for a product that doesn't exist? I've found many
> > good looking unmanaged switches, but no snmp- and I'd *really* like
> > to simply do traffic analysis on a per-ip basis (snmp and mrtg
> > would do just fine for this application).
> > --
> > I don't want to get into the layer2 and layer3 switches for a
> > number of reasons, cost, complexity, more manageable stuff secure,
> > and yet another device to plug a wire into...
> > --
> > OR, any other ideas on how to per-ip bandwidth analysis with
> > unmanaged switches?
> > Thanks!
> > .ike
> I honestly don't know of any unmanaged switches that'll do all that
> for you. General rule is no management::no snmp especially in the 24
> port giga versions . On the other hand Adtran 1524 ST lists for like
> $1300ish, and I've been buying them for a couple bills less through
> channel. It's a great giga switch with all the bells and a few
> whistles too.
do those guy's do large frames (9600 MTU)? regarding the traffic
analysis Ike, I'm agreeing with charles...
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