[mrtg] Re: mrtg log shows 0 0 0 0 for stats

Zareh Aratoon zareh at pacbell.net
Sun Aug 22 02:30:03 MEST 1999

Thank you Alex, changing the MaxBytes to 1250000 resolved my problem.

At 11:08 AM 8/21/99 +0200, Alex van den Bogaerdt wrote:
> > I recently installed MRTG 2.8.6 on a Sun Solaris 2.6 box to track its
> > network usage. My problem is that
> > mrtg fails to generate stats for any of the interfaces.
>Not really. It is doing what you ask it to do.
> >
> > MaxBytes[earnie]: 1200
> >
>1200 bytes per second ... Isn't that a bit low ?
>You ask to log all values at or below 1200.
>Normal ethernet interfaces will do 10 megabit per second, this is
>10,000,000 / 8 == 1,250,000 megabyte per second ...
>First try "MaxBytes[earnie]: 1250000"
>The rate 1200 is provided by the snmp daemon, you may want to check
>its configuration ...
> > I have a second question, there are 4 virtual interfaces, elxl0:10 through
> > elxl0:14,  will
> > MRTG be able to keep seperate stats for each of these virtual interfaces?
> >
>If snmp on that machine has separate instances for them: yes. (and
>in your case the answer is probably no or else you wouldn't ask this).
>Another way of doing this: Try to use netstat and see if it is separated
>there. It may very well be possible that all traffic is accounted on the
>non-virtual interface so that there is only one set of counters kept.

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