[mrtg] Re: MRTG tunneling
lars.holmstrom at flysta.net
Fri Nov 16 07:50:41 MET 2001
My understanding is that MRTG it self does not use either UDP or TCP. It is
rather a question for what MRTG is calling. If you for example use a standard
TARGET based on SNMP you call the module in
This specific module uses UDP to port 161.
But you may use MRTG and call any pther program. This program may use TCP for
Robert Gahl wrote:
> We have a situation where we can't use UDP to gather the OID data (systems
> exist behind a Foundry and the configuration of that beast precludes UDP).
> However, we'd still like to use MRTG to gather data from the hardware.
> Granted, we could configure some box behind the Foundry's to gather data
> and then view it, indirectly.
> However, the question came up as to whether or not MRTG can use TCP rather
> than UDP? Scanning the documentation, I don't see any mention of this, so I
> figure the answer is now. But, I wanted to ask the group at large before I
> report a conclusive negative.
> Thanks for any information you can provide.
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