[mrtg] Re: Question about monitoring laserjet printers

Clemson, Chris Chris.Clemson at softwareag.co.uk
Mon Jul 8 14:15:31 MEST 2002

> For the total pages you have to get rid of the "-" signs in 
> the target.
> I guess you have to use the OID. 

aha. yes, that appears to work.
weird. those names are defined in the mib file, so I had thought it would

> To graph the errors there have to be errors. Unless you are getting
> erors every 5 minutes the graph will stay at 0. 

oh, I see. I was thinking it would treat it as a counter.

> For both graphs I suggest you add the "perhour" option. By 
> default MRTG
> calculates the rate per second, which will probably be all 
> zeros in your
> case. 

gotcha. thank you for the reply!


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