[mrtg] Re: MRTG problems under NT4 SP5

Chris Josephes cjoseph at mr.net
Thu Oct 14 19:56:42 MEST 1999

On Thu, 14 Oct 1999, Adam Meixler wrote:

> D:\Apps\mrtg\run>perl cfgmaker public at altron.interlink1.com
> <mailto:public at altron.interlink1.com>  > mrtg2.cfg
> SNMP Error:
> Received SNMP response with error code
>   error status: noSuchName
>   index 1 (OID:
> SNMPv1_Session (remote host: "altron.interlink1.com" [].161
>                   community: "public"
>                  request ID: 169610760
>                 PDU bufsize: 8000 bytes
>                     timeout: 2s
>                     retries: 5
>                     backoff: 1)
> SNMPGET Problem for sysDescr sysContact sysName sysLocation ifNumber
> sysObjectID
>  on public at altron.interlink1.com <mailto:public at altron.interlink1.com> 
> I've added the community routeInfo, restarted countless time's and
> reinstalled SP5 countless times, but the same "noSuchName" error comes up
> for the routeInfo community also. In 2000 MRTG doesn't seem to care which
> interface on multi-homed machines you give it to make the config from, is
> this true or not for NT4 (this NT server has 4 Nic's a PPTP connector and
> three modems).

I believe cfgmaker is complaining because it can't resolve the hostname
altron.interlink1.com to it's IP address.  I can't seem to resolve it

Check your DNS.  I'm betting the error is there.

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