[mrtg] Re: Cisco Router Monitoring
KStieers at dainrauscher.com
Tue Oct 26 21:55:14 MEST 1999
> It runs awesome in monitoring our bandwidth but now we would
> like to get
> into monitoring someother things like FECNS, BECNS, Frame Errors, CIR,
> My question is how do I go about doing this? From reading
> the list from
> time to time I think I have to get a MIB.
> Is this MIB from Cisco?
No, its from IETF. Look on the net for RFC1315.
> Once I get the MIB how do I tell MRTG to use the MIB?
Look in the config.html file for LoadMibs
> What's the difference between a MIB and an OID?
MIB = Managment Infomation Base. Its a database of information built in a
tree format. MIB files are usually text files of specific sections of the
OID = Object IDentifier. Its the numerical id of a specific point or node
in the tree.
> Would we have just one mrtg.cfg file still or would there be multiple
> mrtg.cfg's? Because I don't see how it could graph all those
> things on
> one html page.
Each target gets its own page with daily, weekly, monthly and yearly graphs.
Use indexmaker.pl (in mrtg\run) to build a page to reach all of these from.
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