[mrtg] Re: Interface Description

Joe Loiacono jloiacon at nastg.gsfc.nasa.gov
Mon Oct 25 17:41:22 MEST 1999

At 01:28 PM 10/24/99 -0400, David C Prall wrote:
>> I've scanned through the archives but still don't have a good idea as
>> how to get an Interface Description into the HTML. I have seen where
>> will provide Cisco
>> 'CiscolocIfDescr' and 'ifAlias' respectively.
>> How does one point this to a particular interface (or is that already
>> embedded in the OID - if so which digit, and how can I best find that
>> Then does one set up a target with the same name as the interface
>> statistics target? How does one get to the returned value in order to
>> it into the HTML?
>You need to be able to walk the MIB's in order to determine all of the
>information you need. I would recommend GETIF for NT. You can do an
>snmpwalk of the router which will return ifName.<target number> =

Thanks Dave.

Assuming I get the right OID, how do I then get the information into the
HTML. In other words, how do I point to the text string that is returned.
How do I place that text string into the HTML?



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