[mrtg] Re: SNMP alerts with mrtg

Travis Dawson tdawson at bluemartini.com
Fri Jan 5 09:49:52 MET 2001

Look into Thresholds
They are in the Documentation, but MRTG is not really meant this type of 
Alerting. I would look into a program like BigBrother or Spong.

At 12:42 AM 1/5/01, Stojan Rancic wrote:

>I would like to be promptly notified if some resource gets too low/ too
>high (hdd/cpu..) I've been looking trough snmpd.conf and noticed this
>could be done via snmp traps.. I have also seen some SNMP monitoring
>products around but as I'm already using MRTG to do all of my SNMP
>polling, I'm wandering if there's a way to tell mrtg to act on certain
>values going out of ranges.. One way would probably be to use external
>scripts instead of MIB's and do the checking there but it's kinda
>awkward so I'd like to know if anyone has a better solution.

-Network Geek (Bit Pusher)
-BlueMartini Software 

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