[mrtg] Re: Help:monitoring var
manjunath.ramaiah at wipro.com
Thu Dec 21 12:39:38 MET 2000
I am using mrtg version 2.9.4 . If i specify maxbytes2 as zero it is giving
error that the value should be greater than zero . This check is done
in MRTG_lib.pm. So the minimum value is 1 . This will result in
graph for 2 variables also visible .
Jay Hennigan wrote:
> On Thu, 21 Dec 2000, manjunath ramaiah wrote:
> > Hi ,
> > Thanks for the help . I do not have any other mib for the interface and the
> > agent does not support mib2 also . Also the card is 1 way and it can receive
> > only . So i need to graph only the receive varaible which is availble in the
> > mib .
> > If i give the same oid as oid1 and oid2 then 2 gets will be made even if i
> > make
> > maxbytes2 to zero . so still i get resource unavailabe problem right ?
> > if i can make the agent fast ( avoid resource unavailbe prb) ,
> > then i can give same oid as oid1 and oid2 but still i need to make maxbytes2
> > zero to avoid plotting same var twice . ? MRTG does not detect that both oids
> > are same
> > and ignore the second one .
> > So if i need to plot only one var then , i have to make maxbytes2 zero and
> > whatever the oid i give as oid2 does not matter . It may be same oid or
> > something else . giving same oid twice has no advantage right ?
> Yes, it can be something else, as it'll show as zero. Or it can be the
> same one, but you indicated that the resource has problems with the
> second request. MRTG doesn't care, as it's just going to zero out that
> Jay Hennigan - Network Administration - jay at west.net
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