[mrtg] Re: 'kilo' option?

Jay Hennigan jay at west.net
Tue Feb 29 02:34:41 MET 2000

On Mon, 28 Feb 2000, Justin Shore wrote:

> Can someone tell me when I should use the 'kilo' option?  For 
> example, I'm graphing my sendmail transfer stats.  The value reported 
> to MRTG is in kilobytes.  In a related question, how do I make MRTG 
> *not* try to convert from bytes to kilobytes when the value reaches 
> XYZ?  Its hard to explain.  Here's the page.
> http://ipgate.sktc.net/stats/sktc/mail-size-server1.html
> The current incoming and outgoing values are already in kilobytes. 
> Out the max outgoing MRTG decided to convert what it though was bytes 
> into k again which I don't want.  Any thoughts?  Should I rewrite my 
> script to convert everything to bytes before passsing it to MRTG or 
> can I keep MRTG from playing with the numbers?  TIA

Convert it to bytes eithin the .cfg file.

Target[whatever]:whatever.....  * 1024

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