[mrtg] Re: Threshold programs problem

Steve Shipway s.shipway at auckland.ac.nz
Tue Oct 24 03:45:44 MEST 2006

> I wrote the Perl script (Active State 5.8.8). That is  supposed to
take the
> parameters passed by ThreshProgI. It seems that the MRTG  program is
> passing the parameters (or is not passing them the way I  would
expect. It
> also does not appear to be setting the "ThreshDesc" environment
> my $description = $ENV{'ThreshDesc'};
> What am I doing wrong?

The variable name is 'THRESH_DESC'.  Try $ENV{'THRESH_DESC'} instead.

MRTG originated in UNIX-land, where environment variables are by
convention in all upper-case and case is significant.


Steve Shipway
ITSS, University of Auckland 
(09) 3737 599 x 86487
s.shipway at auckland.ac.nz

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