[mrtg] Re: Beefing up NT?

Daniel R. Kilbourne drk at voyager.net
Tue Sep 26 03:30:30 MEST 2000

the best way to get great performance would be to put linux/BSD on that 
machine and do it that way....

At 05:37 PM 9/25/2000 -0400, cpt2 at daimlerchrysler.com wrote:

>I'm running MRTG (2.8.6) on NT4.0 with 128Meg RAM monitoring about 40
>devices (access points and servers) with 2 OIDs each.  I would like to
>monitor mauch more than this and was wondering what the best thing to do
>would be to make the system handle a more interfaces to monitor.
>I am also monitoring the system that MRTG is running on.  The memory usage
>on it is around 108Megs on average, the CPU usage is around 23%, the
>network usage is very low (not really worried about this), the pagefile
>usage is around 25% (average).
>Would an increase in RAM give me better performance?  Say 256Megs instead
>of 128Megs?  Or perhaps 512Megs?  I realize the ceiling here is really the
>speed of the hard drive (which is an IDE).
>I'm also using a timout value of 1 with 2 retries since most links have low
>latency.  Could anyone give me some suggestions on this, I guess people
>using NT to run MRTG would have more insight!?  I'm also using a service to
>run a getdata.cmd file which calls about 10 different CFG files and opens
>up different command windows so that if one times out it will not slow down
>the others.
>Thanks in advance,
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Daniel R. Kilbourne
Voyager.net Network Engineer

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