[mrtg] Re: MRTG reporting 10x figures expected

Sawyer, David david.sawyer at uk.mckhboc.com
Tue Nov 27 10:34:13 MET 2001

Check the MaxBytes value, if its around 12,500,000 you should be ok.

MaxBytes = Bits / 8

10Mb = 10,000,000 Bits = 1,250,000 bytes
100Mb = 100,000,000 Bits = 12,500,000 Bytes

If your still have worries, send your config to the forum.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Greg Love [mailto:greg at hotspace.net.au]
> Sent: 27 November 2001 08:44
> To: mrtg at list.ee.ethz.ch
> Subject: [mrtg] MRTG reporting 10x figures expected
> Hi,
> We have a catalyst 2924XL 10/100 mbit switch which we are 
> monitoring with
> mrtg.  We seem to be having a problem where port traffic 
> seems to be out by
> a factor of 10x on our ports running at 100mbits.  We have 
> used a standard
> install to configure this system using cfgmaker.  We are not 
> very wise in
> the ways of MRTG and would be grateful if anyone could assist 
> with some
> suggestions as to what our config error might be.
> Thanks,
> Greg Love

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