Status Report for SLAC/DOE IEPM Project

For June & July 2000

SLAC Home Page
Work completed or in progress since the last report.

Work related to Analysis and Collaborations


The new histogramming program is ready and waiting only for a re-configuration of the web server to be made public.

Passive Monitoring

Warren has been evaluating several passive monitoring tools. In particular TCPDUMP with analysis code from Bell Labs, CAIDA's OC3MON, and JNFLOWS written and instaleld at SLAC by Jiri Navratil at the University of Prague. Some of these tools may have benefits for the SLAC LAN and for security as well as IEPM. Interested parties will meet to decide on how to processed with passive monitoring.


Evagore was upgraded to Solaris 2.7. Warren has been reviewing documentation on performance tuning to make tests.


Warren attended a Video Conference with UK to discuss their proposal for QoS testing with SLAC.


Warren and Les will prepare information on the network performance monitoring to be included in the SLAC/Fermilab booth at Super Computing 2000.

Missing Data

This month there have been problems with data collection at DESY, DoE/MICS and the University of Wisconsin. Some of it because machines were down. Warren has recovered some manually and worked with the local administrator to resolve other issues.


Warren exchanged emails with ORNL about IPv6 applications and testing.

Work Related to Publicity and Information


Warren wrote and presented a talk to the HEPCCC group about WAN performance.


Warren helped someone from Wayne University with the setup of the OC3MON optical splitter.

Warren replied to a query from IBM about out of order packets

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Revised 25 July, 2000.
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