[mrtg] Re[2]: Modifying Data mrtg is monitoring.

Sven eschenb at informatik.uni-frankfurt.de
Thu Jan 17 02:51:29 MET 2002

Hello Paul,


I inbetween discovered that possibility, just for soem odd reason it
didn't seem to work in the beginning. But it turned out to do the
jobs. Sorry for that RTFM kinda question :-)

Thursday, January 17, 2002, 2:49:13 AM, you wrote:

PCW> Throwing you the fish - just add " * 384" at the end 
PCW> of the target.  Note the spaces.

PCW> If I were going to teach you to fish, I'd say try RTFM 
PCW> again, but it seems like you might have done that.  

PCW> So, I'll show you where the fish are biting...

PCW> http://people.ee.ethz.ch/~oetiker/webtools/mrtg/reference.html

PCW> and look for Multi Target Syntax

PCW> Paul
>>>> Sven <eschenb at informatik.uni-frankfurt.de> 01/16/02 19:47 PM >>>

PCW> Hello Fellas,

PCW>    I browsed thru the documentation, but couldn'T find an answer to
PCW>    this. How do I force mrtg to modify the data it monitors ? In my
PCW>    case, I want everything monitored for one Target, multiplied with a
PCW>    constant value.

PCW>    The Problem is: I am trying to monitor the ATM Uplink Port of a
PCW>    3Com Switch, and the IfInOctets actually seems to count the number
PCW>    of ATM Cells, not the octets. So I kinda need tomultiply all values
PCW>    with 384 (Number of Playload Octets) To get somewhat Useful numbers
PCW>    of transferred bytes.

PCW>    Thanks for any help ...

 Sven                            mailto:eschenb at cs.uni-frankfurt.de

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