[mrtg] Re: Comments getting us in trouble
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"
Tuc/TTSG Internet Services, Inc.
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