[mrtg] Re: External Application

Alex van den Bogaerdt alex at slot.hollandcasino.nl
Thu Dec 30 01:14:08 MET 1999

Roosenraad, Chris wrote:
> I've got an external application that is returning what appears to be the
> correct 4 lines of data (4321, 1234, uptime, name) seperated by carriage
> returns ("\n").  The problem is that in the log files, only the first value
> is showing up, and the uptime/server name is not being reported on the .html
> page.

It would help if you would specify your OS ...

Make sure, very very sure, that the output is correct.  Do not reason
from your scripts (as in: it should be "4321\n1234\nuptime\nname\n").
Check it!

On unix, you could use "od", perhaps as "externalcmd | od -tx1"

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