Is the "100.00 percent" alarm sent by interface_traffic having an expected behavior when the bandwidth utilization goes beyond 100%?

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Article ID: 38689

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Products

DX Infrastructure Management NIMSOFT PROBES

Issue/Introduction

Question:

Interface_traffic probe alarm says "100.00" percent even though bandwidth utilization calculation goes beyond 100 percent. Is this expected ?
 

Answer: 

It is an expected behavior since v5.43. The behavior was changed with interface_traffic v5.43. The probe was using actual percentage (off actual calculation) for alarming until v5.42
 

 

Environment

Release: CNMSPP99000-8.2-Unified Infrastructure Mgmt-Server Pack-- On Prem
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Resolution

Interface_traffic  - This probe is no longer supported as of October 1, 2017. This probe is replaced by the snmpcollector probe.

https://techdocs.broadcom.com/content/broadcom/techdocs/us/en/ca-enterprise-software/it-operations-management/ca-unified-infrastructure-management-probes/GA/alphabetical-probe-articles/interface-traffic-interface-traffic-monitoring-no-longer-supported.html

Snmpcollector documentation:
https://techdocs.broadcom.com/content/broadcom/techdocs/us/en/ca-enterprise-software/it-operations-management/ca-unified-infrastructure-management-probes/GA/alphabetical-probe-articles/snmpcollector-snmp-data-monitoring.html