[mrtg] Re: use MRTG on something else

Mike Koch Mike.Koch at etsi.fr
Mon Jul 16 13:17:33 MEST 2001

	Yes, MRTG can graph *anything* ( even the temperature of your
swimming pool... ) as soon as you feed it with numbers.

	So the method is simple : write a script that output 4 lines :
Line 1 : current state of the first variable, normally 'incoming bytes
Line 2 : current state of the second variable, normally 'outgoing bytes
Line 3 : string (in any human readable format), telling the uptime of the
Line 4 : string, telling the name of the target. 

After, just put in your config file :
Target[foo]: `your script`

By the way, if you only need to graph a value, your script can return only :


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