[mrtg] Re: Crontab or ????
oetiker at ee.ethz.ch
Fri Jan 26 21:53:27 MET 2001
Today Alan Rader wrote:
| For those of you running MRTG on Unix boxes and monitoring several hundred
| devices, do you put an entry into the crontab to run each config file you
| have every 5 min. or however often or is there some other maybe more
| efficient way of doing it?
| I just setup a FreeBSD machine, was using 2000, but firedaemon got corrupt
| somehow and I could never get it to work again. I have it working as far as
| I can tell, just setup one machine to monitor, but I was wondering the best
| way to go about setting everything else up. Basically I planned on making
| separate folders for each device or location for all the html png etc files
| and then have all the config file in one place thinking this would make it a
| little easier to manage and find stuff when needed.
the best performance is achieved by running mrtg as a daemon with
forking enabled ... the more routers the higher you should set your
fork count ...
| Alan Rader
| Finish Line, Inc.
| Network Administrator
| arader at finishline.com
| 317-899-1022 x3529
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