[mrtg] Re: Deploying MRTG

Eric Brander Eric_Mailing_List at rednarb.com
Thu Dec 2 16:01:38 MET 2004

Tendolkar Mohit wrote:

> I see a lot of users/developers out there using MRTG, So, could other
> MRTG developers out there let me know how they have deployed monitoring
> solutions based on MRTG for a large number of systems from a Windows
> system?

I run on Win2k with a bit over 2000 targets using 70 different config 
files. I have those configs separated in to different folders and I run 
each folder every minute at 5 minute intervals using Windows Task 
Scheduler. I have 227 targets that I poll on a 1-minute interval. I run 
about 50/50 rateup and rrdtool. I run interface polling an a LOT of 
external perl scripts and some external vbs scripts for getting non-snmp 

The system is a Dell Precision 340 workstation with a single 2.6 Ghz 
processor and 512 MB of RAM. It averages 71% utilization in this 
configuration and due to some sort of memory leak, I have to reboot it 
once a week. I'd say that I've reached the limits of this hardware and 
software combination.

I'm in the process of converting over to Fedora and 100% RRDTool. I wish 
I had done that from the beginning...


Eric Brander

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