[mrtg] Monitoring With MRTG + Linux

Jimmy Stewpot xtc at elsker.com
Mon Jun 5 04:05:32 MEST 2000

is it possible with MRTG to monitor a command that is has an output in numerical characters, eg
counting the number of lines that a specific item occurs?
eg cat logfilename.log | grep -c error
would give say
10, then 25 then 8
and monitor it every hour as the logs purged/rotated hourly.
Does anyone have any ideas if that is possible and what the command / config file would look like
Jimmy Stewpot

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