[mrtg] Re: If[In|Out]Octets seems to return bits intead of bytes

Pavel Ruzicka pavouk at pavouk.org
Thu Sep 1 17:09:04 MEST 2005

> >When I retrieve the ifInOctets and ifOutOctets of one port, graphed
> >traffic does not exceed 13MB/s.
> >I have to multiply the retrieved values by 8 to get a somewhat realistic
> >100MB/s.

You must read 64 bit counters ifhcinoctets and ifhcoutoctets.
Add :::::2 to your target. This enables SNMP version 2 and 64bit counters.
If you use cfgmaker, add option: --snmp-options=:::::2

Best regards,

Pavel Ruzicka

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