[mrtg] Re: Comments getting us in trouble

Tuc tuc at ttsg.com
Fri Jan 4 16:22:46 MET 2002

> Alex is correct...but I still think that is an interim 
> solution.  It is much better to rewrite the script so 
> you can look directly at the data.  A whole lot faster 
> to do it that way as well.  Parsing html is way slower 
> than reading in the data from the RRAs.  With almost 
> 600 targets in one pass of the talker script, it ran 
> in about 6 seconds for html, vs. about 2 for going 
> right at the RRAs.  
	Completely understandable, but there is an issue
with access to the RRAs. I refuse to give the customer
access to FTP or HTTP them down every 5 minutes for like
60 targets.  And WILL NOT give shell access to the machine.
> But, if you want a quick fix, the easiest thing is 
> probably to add the PRINT (I misread it, I thought he 
> put GPRINT) statement to your frontend (Cricket, 
> 14all, routers, home grown).
	Bastardized version of James Cornmans "grapher.cgi"
from SourceForge.

		Tuc/TTSG Internet Services, Inc.

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