Why Monitor PacketShaper Load Balancer?
PacketShaper provides management for web-connected applications such as Cloud applications, social media, recreational video, and audio/video communication. For your popular web/multi-media applications to deliver on their service level guarantees, you need to make sure that the Packet Shaper Load Balancer managing these applications is available, is error-free, and efficiently averts overload conditions. To aid in this exercise, eG Enterprise offers a dedicated PacketShaper Load Balancer monitoring model.
This model alerts administrators to real and potential issues in the performance of the PacketShaper Load Balancer by highlighting the following:
The status of the hardware components such as fans and power supply units;
Status of sensors such as temperature and voltage;
The bandwidth of the data passing to/from traffic classes, partitions and WAN links;
Packet drops captured on traffic classes, partitions and WAN links;
CIR Failure events captured on traffic classes, partitions adn WAN links etc;
This way, eG Enterprise ensures smooth functioning of the hardware components and also helps in timely resolution of issues identified with respect to data transfer to and from traffic classes, partitions and WAN links. This systematic approach paves way for peak performance of the load balancers at all times.