[mrtg] Re: Newbie Help on Monitoring WAN Statistics

Timothy Finkenstadt timothy at aloha.webkahuna.com
Mon Jul 16 15:58:02 MEST 2001

> Hello,
> I am a newbie to MRTG and network administration.  I have MRTG up and
> running great.  Now, I would like to graph the WAN link on a Cisco 2600.  I
> know that it can be done I just do not know where to begin.  Do I need
> OID's/MIB's?  Not really sure about those either. Thank you in advance for
> the help.
> David Sulkin

Hi, David,

These two sentences seem to be a contradiction.  And, as always, RTFM always

cfgmaker community at router > myrouter.cfg

is the most basic way to do this.  Read through the manual and it gets to 
be a little more involved.  Then put your mrtg in daemon mode, cron, etc.

best regards,


Some people claim that the UNIX learning curve is steep,
but at least you only have to climb it once.

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