[mrtg] Re: empty graphs

Stieers, Ken KStieers at DainRauscher.com
Wed Feb 16 22:15:26 MET 2000

Did you post your cfg file?  I must have missed it. 
What are you monitoring?  
Does it respond with data using a standard SNMPGet? 
Does this produce numbers such that when they are divided by 300 (number of
seconds in 5 min) you get something bigger than 0?
Are you running MRTG in a cron job so it runs every 5 minutes? 

There is a debug option, that will print out stuff as MRTG runs.  Edit MRTG.
Look for the following line:

Change it to read




> I guess I will try once more before I decide that MRTG 
> doesn't work.  I can't
> believe that I am the only one with this problem.
> I used cfgmaker to make a very basic mrtg.cfg config file.  
> Everything is
> running without obvious errors, but the graphs generated are 
> empty.  I've
> run out of ideas on what else to check.  I asked last week on 
> this list if
> anyone had any ideas, but no one did.  Is there any ability 
> in mrtg to find
> out *why* the graphs are empty?

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