Router RTA ad Packet Loss
If you wanted to monitor round trip average and packet loss you could use these settings. This will use ping to send a warning if RTA is greater than 200ms or the packet loss is 20% or more. It will also send a critical warning if the RTA is greater than 600 ms or the packet loss is greater than 60%.
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In reality these settings are too high for most networks. The fact is if your network has 20% loss of packets you do not want a warning ... you want a new network. It is more reasonable to change these settings to 10% warning and 20% critical as most networks need to run and do run very effectively. If you made those changes it would look like this:
In addition, you will want to change the time of 600 ms to something more reasonable like 100.0 for a warnign and 200.0 for critical These changes would look like this:
Now of course if these produce false alarms, then adjust to your needs.
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