[mrtg] Re: Fedora3 & Mrtg

Dez Cadena dez at otenet.gr
Mon Nov 22 16:29:34 MET 2004

On Sat, Nov 20, 2004 at 04:04:14PM -0800, Silver Fox wrote:
> I had a implementation of mrtg set up well in a Debian Sarge box, and
> a group from our corporate office wanted it set up the same way on
> their Fedora3 box, so I scp'd it over.  I'm running into problems:
Why didn't you just do an 'up2date-nox mrtg' or 'yum install mrtg' 
(one of these should work) ?
Alternatively, you could also download the latest source and
do a configure;make;make install (as root). 

> SNMP Error:
> no response received
> SNMPv1_Session (remote host: "" [].49154)
> <snip>
>  at /usr/bin//../lib/mrtg2/SNMP_util.pm line 486
> I've read the FAQ for this error, and it makes it sound like its a
> network issue, however:
> # snmpwalk -v1 -c public | grep UpTime
> SNMPv2-MIB::sysUpTime.0 = Timeticks: (2254995975) 260 days, 23:52:39.75
IF is the FC3 box in question then its probably something 
to do with net-snmp's default daemon configuration
(/etc/snmp/snmpd.conf) allowing a specific MIB view only. 

> This seems to work fine, which suggests that the agent is up and I can
> reach it right?  I'm fairly new to snmp, so be gentle, but I'm
> suprised at the problems I've had simply trying to move this from the
> debian box (which installed very easily).  I'm led to believe that my
> problems are due in large to my inexperience with Fedora.

What other problems did you encounter?

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