[mrtg] Re: What do the values in the "[]" mean?

Frank Carreiro fcarreiro at loweryinc.com
Wed Sep 5 23:41:21 MEST 2001

Agreed.  While I'm at times clumsy when it comes to words I simply felt 
it was a little unclear at first.  Overall I'm VERY pleased with MRTG 
and recommend it to all my friends.  GG!


Lars Holmström wrote:

>I've played a little with this. My understanding is exactly what is in the
>First it is used as label in order to identify the various items in the
>config file so that values/parameters will belong to the correct target. You
>are free to name your target according to your own ideas. This may be
>"xyz123" or "ethernet1" or "MyPrivateLine".
>Second it is used for naming the files.
>Frank Carreiro wrote:
>>>Each monitoring target must be identified by a unique name. This
>>>name must be appended to each parameter belonging to the same
>>>target. The name will also be used for naming the
>>>generated webpages, logfiles and images for this target.
>>Not as clear as I'd like but it works ;-)

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