Friday, July 13, 2007

Disk Usage Pages Added to NSM Wiki

I just made several additions to David Bianco's excellent Network Security Monitoring Wiki. You'll see a new Disk Usage category on the lower right side under the Collecting Data header. I added this category because I'd like to see people contribute metrics on the amount of disk space used by various tools in production environments.

I created three more pages:

On each page I provided a sample methodology to collect disk usage information for each data type, and provided two examples of production sensors on small links collecting 14 days of data.

Please consider following the examples by adding your own numbers to each page. This will help guide partitioning and storage requirements for those trying to build and maintain NSM sensors. Thank you.

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