[mrtg] Re: Multiple IF question
Chuck Pitre - External Technical Manager
chuck at oanet.com
Fri Aug 11 21:28:07 MEST 2000
I normally use the switch at this point.
I monitor the port that server/worksation is plugged into. Please note
that when you do this the "point of vue" changes so inbound is really
outbound and vice-versa on the graph.
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On Fri, 11 Aug 2000, S. William Schulz wrote:
> I'm a newbie to mrtg but I've STFM, FAQ, etc. and haven't found the answers.
> I'm seeking to monitor several computers (linux). I only want to monitor
> one interface (NIC) per computer, but several of them have multiple IPs per
> NIC. The questions:
> 1) Will pointing cfgmaker at the main IP for each box show all the
> traffic? Is there a way/need to break it down by IP?
> 2) What is the proper way to build the .cfg file? I'm using 2.9.0pre15
> and generate the .cfg file by using:
> cfgmaker \
> --global 'WorkDir...' \
> --output ... \
> community at box1_ip \
> community at box2_ip \
> community at boxX_ip
> This create a file, and it will (apparently) monitor that machine, but all
> of the Title and PageTop info contains the name/ip/speed/etc of the first box.
> Should I run cfgmaker once for each machine and then merge the files? If
> so, should I enumerate the IPs for each box when creating that .cfg file
> (comm at box_ip1 comm at box_ip2 ...)?
> Thanks for any assistance.
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