[mrtg] Re: resolve problem?

Michael Grice grice at binc.net
Mon Jan 19 00:58:12 MET 2004

* Michel <pjam at xs4all.nl> [040118 17:45] wrote:
> Hi Alex,
> You were partly right. I removed the backslashes but still receive an
> error: can't resolve "ipref=ip" to IP address
> I will look at it tomorrow. I guess it has something to do with the
> SNMP-version option.
> Thanks for your quick response.
> Regards,
> MIchel
> ./cfgmaker --global "WorkDir:/usr/local/apache/htdocs/mrtg" --global
> "IconDir:icons" --global "Options[_]:growright,bits"
> --snmp-options=:::::2 ipref=ip  metrobay at metro827 >mrtg.cfg
> --base: Get Device Info on public at ipref=ip:::::2
> Error:
>   can't resolve "ipref=ip" to IP address
>  at /usr/local/mrtg-2/bin/../lib/mrtg2/SNMP_util.pm line 424 SNMPWALK
> Problem for public at ipref=ip:::::2:v4only  at ./cfgmaker line 825
> WARNING: Skipping public at ipref=ip:::::2 as no info could be retrieved


It looks to me as if that should be --ifref=ip. I would bet
that, since there's no -- before ifref=ip, cfgmaker is interpreting
ifref=ip as the host name instead of metro827.

So change the end to  "--snmp-options=:::::2 --ipref=ip
metrobay at metro827" and I bet it works.

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