?
Solved

logging on asa

Posted on 2013-11-14
4
Medium Priority
?
240 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-20
I would like to monitor the the amount of bandwidth on the outside interface of an ASA. Are there daily logs that can show this?
0
Comment
Question by:tolinrome
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 17

Expert Comment

by:TimotiSt
ID: 39648586
You could do a manual 'clear counters' every day, or just set up a temporary (or permanent) monitoring solution like MRTG or PRTG on a Linux/Windows box.
0
 
LVL 35

Expert Comment

by:Ernie Beek
ID: 39649224
'Clear counters' might be an idea but requires continuous user intervention.
PRTG and MRTG are better solutions though the graphs use 5- (or more) minute averages, so not completely exact.

If you want more exact results, you can use PRTG with historic data. I was just commenting about that the other day :)

Because those values are averages, you wouldn't get the correct totals. If you use the historic data reports you should be able to get the right data, though there are some limitations.
Let me have a look:

Automatic Averaging

For performance reasons, PRTG automatically averages monitoring data when calculating data for large time spans. Data is then averaged regardless of the selected average interval.

-
Time Span in Report    Minimum Level of Detail (Average Interval)

Up to 40 days                  Any

40 to 500 days                 60 minutes/1 hour or larger
-

A report for a time span of more than 500 days is not possible. If you try to set a larger time span, it will be reduced to 365 days automatically.

Have a look at: http://www.paessler.com/manuals/prtg/historic_data_reports.htm


Source: http://www.experts-exchange.com/Networking/Network_Management/Network_Analysis/Q_28287183.html
0
 
LVL 7

Author Comment

by:tolinrome
ID: 39653467
I'm just looking for maybe a 5 day average of bandwidth an dhow to set it up.
0
 
LVL 17

Accepted Solution

by:
TimotiSt earned 2000 total points
ID: 39653470
In that case the easiest might be to check the interface counters at the start and end of the 5 day interval, and do the maths manually.
0

Featured Post

What does it mean to be "Always On"?

Is your cloud always on? With an Always On cloud you won't have to worry about downtime for maintenance or software application code updates, ensuring that your bottom line isn't affected.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Powerful tools can do wonders, but only in the right hands.  Nowhere is this more obvious than with the cloud.
This article explains the fundamentals of industrial networking which ultimately is the backbone network which is providing communications for process devices like robots and other not so interesting stuff.
After creating this article (http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/23699/Setup-Mikrotik-routers-with-OSPF.html), I decided to make a video (no audio) to show you how to configure the routers and run some trace routes and pings between the 7 sites…
In this brief tutorial Pawel from AdRem Software explains how you can quickly find out which services are running on your network, or what are the IP addresses of servers responsible for each service. Software used is freeware NetCrunch Tools (https…
Suggested Courses
Course of the Month11 days, 14 hours left to enroll

752 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question