[mrtg] Re: MRTG SNMPv2c configuration...

Rainer Bawidamann Rainer.Bawidamann at rz.uni-ulm.de
Mon Nov 13 10:59:33 MET 2000

In article < at sword.cisco.com>,
	nlax at cisco.com (Nathan Lax) writes:
> I am currently trying to configure MRTG to monitor some of the ifHC* 
> counters, and I found the following section of the MRTG Configuration 
> Reference. However, I can't make heads or tails of it.

>        Target[ezwf]: 2:public at router1:::::2

> Could you elaborate a little on this functionality? I have tried entering 
> the OID for the ifHC* mibs directly, but I get an error, as it seems the 
> SNMPGet function is SNMPv1 only. This passage leads me to believe SNMPv2c 
> is supported, however.

The ":::::2" at the end of the target string selects SNMPv2c. You can
use any 64bit counter (ifHC*) as long as you set this. If you use the
target syntax given above (interface:community at host:::::2) it will
monitor the variables ifHCInOctets and ifHCOutOctets.

Rainer.Bawidamann at rz.uni-ulm.de

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