[mrtg] Re: ucd-snmp and CPU Load Average (RH6.1)
Uffe R. B. Andersen
urb at image.dk
Sat Nov 20 01:03:30 MET 1999
At 15:51 19-11-99 -0600, you wrote:
>I had a similar problem when I was monitoring CMU and had to switch to UCD.
>If I remember correctly, the value that UCD returns requires that you add
>the gauge option to the MRTG config file. Something else to try is to do an
The gauge option is already there. Btw. - the ucd-snmp in question is a
version 4.0.1 - that might have some importance (though I know of none).
>SNMPGET on the oid for CPU load and see what the value returned is, make
>sure you are getting proper numbers. Lastly, please post a snip of your
[root at xerox mrtg-2.8.8]# snmpget xerox public .18.104.22.168.22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199
enterprises.ucdavis.mibRegistryTable.mrEntry.mrIndex.0 = OID: .ccitt.nullOID
[root at xerox mrtg-2.8.8]#
Which puzzles me a bit, because it should be
and not enterprises.ucdavis... that is derived from x-ucd-snmp.
>config file so we can poke at it as well...
[excerpt from mrtg.cfg]
.188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206.220.127.116.11&.18.104.22.168.22.214.171.124.6.0:public at xerox.twe.net
Title[xerox.twe.net.load]: xerox.twe.net load
PageTop[xerox.twe.net.load]: <H1>Average load and proces count</H1>
Options[xerox.twe.net.load]: gauge nopercent
Legend1[xerox.twe.net.load]: System load (1 minute sample, 100 times loadavg)
Legend2[xerox.twe.net.load]: Number of processes
[end of excerpt]
Don't bother trying to reach the machine - though the domain is real
enough, the machine is not currently reachable from the outside.
>From: mrtg-bounce at list.ee.ethz.ch [mailto:mrtg-bounce at list.ee.ethz.ch]On
>Behalf Of Uffe R. B. Andersen
>Sent: Friday, November 19, 1999 3:44 PM
>To: mrtg at list.ee.ethz.ch
>Subject: [mrtg] ucd-snmp and CPU Load Average (RH6.1)
>Recently I upgraded an older RH to the new RH 6.1, which comes with
>ucd-snmp, as opposed to cmu-snmp in the former. It gave me quite some
>troubles, due to changes in OID's for disk-monitoring, the fact that
>ucd-snmp checks /etc/hosts.allow and so on. Almost everything is back
>online though, expedt one thing - monitoring CPU Load Average.
>This should be possible to do directly from the OID - I use
>.126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52.3.1.2 and .184.108.40.206.220.127.116.11.6.0, shown in same graph (the
>later is number of processes and works fine) - but it the first one returns
>Anyone have an idea? I know this is not strictly an mrtg issue, but I've
>been following this list for a while and not the ucd-snmp list - so I hope
>I'm forgiven and that someone knows the answer.
Med venlig hilsen - Sincerely
Uffe R. B. Andersen - mailto:urb at image.dk
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