[mrtg] Re: What OID is allways 0 ?

Alex van den Bogaerdt alex at slot.hollandcasino.nl
Mon Oct 4 22:51:26 MEST 1999

> I need an OID thas allways has a value of 0 ?
> I want to graph one value only. I know I could specify same OID twice on the
> target line. This however gives a very ugly result when WithPeak peak option
> is enabled: 4 differnet colors for one graphed value.

You don't always need an OID that returns zero. For "normal" counters
you could use any constant number (because the delta will be zero).
Only in case of absulute or gauge you'd need zero.

A better approach is to ignore the second OID while graphing. This
is described in the manual.
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