[mrtg] Re: cfgmaker snmpwalk/snmpbulkwalk?

Alex van den Bogaerdt alex at ergens.op.HET.NET
Wed Apr 3 23:49:32 MEST 2002

Roth, Gabrielle wrote:

> It appears to me (though I am far from being a perl genius) that mrtg
> cfgmaker uses snmpwalk to gather its info.  It's my impression that
> snmpbulkwalk is usually a better utility to use than snmpwalk, because it is
> faster puts a lower load on the polled machine.  Has anybody besides me
> thought about rewriting cfgmaker to use bulkwalk, or is that a Really Bad
> Idea (tm)?

/me recalls something about bulkwalk not being available in SNMP version 1.

That doesn't mean you cannot use it, it just means you should check
you can actually use it before you rely on it.

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