[mrtg] Re: SNMPGET problem

Larry Sheldon lsheldon at creighton.edu
Thu Sep 16 02:20:05 MEST 1999

> It looks like MRTG is trying to get sysUptime and sysName in addition to the
> OIDs I specified.  Since the sysName is not set, MRTG generates the above
> message.  Is this default behavior?  Can it be changed?

I think so.  I think so.  (Look in the documentation at the top of the
distribution .cfg file for "NoInfo", or something like that.)

but I also think you are barking up the wrong tree.  SNMP should return
an blank. empty, or null string for unset strings, and I don't think any
of those will upset MRTG.


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