[mrtg] Re: mail generation when the interface is operatively down

Alex van den Bogaerdt alex at ergens.op.HET.NET
Thu Apr 18 18:42:18 MEST 2002

tarik singh wrote:

> 1. If I use the Target keyword for monitoring the ifoperstatus 
> then how would I be able to monitor the input & output octets 
> through the same mrtg.

Another target in the same config file; no problem

> 2. This implementation would plot the graphs but I want to only 
> generate the mail whenever an interface is down.

I don't know how but you should be able to use the threshold
mechanism.  If you don't want to look at the graph, don't do so.

> I don't want to use different mrtg for monitoring the 
> Ifoperstatus.

Ergo you don't want to use MRTG.  This is a [T]raffic [G]rapher,
not a substitute for big brother or similar tools.

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