[mrtg] Re: How to make cfg file from comma separated file?
Daniel J McDonald
dan.mcdonald at austinenergy.com
Tue Aug 12 14:48:00 MEST 2003
On Mon, 2003-08-11 at 17:54, Berry wrote:
> This is probably a newbie question but as I have not found an answer
> in the documentation or mailinglist archive (please feel free to
> correct me if I am mistaken) I am taking the liberty to post.
That's fine. The salient portion of the manual is
under the TARGET syntax, under the rubrick "External Monitoring
> I would like to use the FreeSpace utility from Netlatency (
> http://www.netlatency.com/utilities.html ) to monitor disk usage on
> different drives. This command-line tool produce an output in the
> following format:
> 8/11/2003,11:10:55 PM,c:,120031478272,7057422848,5.88%
> i.e. date,time,drive letter,total bytes,available bytes,available
> Assuming I schedule Freespace to provide this data to MRTG, how can I
> have MRTG build graphs from this information/How should the .cfg look
you would need to break that into 4 lines, e.g.
Let's say you have a script called "splitit.pl" that generates those
four lines. You would then make your target say something like:
Note the use of backticks. Note also that you will want to use absolute
paths for the script.
Anyway, that should get you started.
Daniel J McDonald, CCIE 2495, CNX
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