[mrtg] MRTG showing incoming data during time when PC is shut off

rohit bhute rvbhute at gmail.com
Tue Apr 3 08:15:56 CEST 2007

On 4/3/07, john <lists at cloned.org.uk> wrote:
> unknaszero
>      Log unknown data as zero instead of the default behaviour of repeating
> the last value seen. Be careful with this, often a flat line in the graph
> is much more obvious than a line at 0.

OK, I'm in office right now, will try these suggestions when I get
home again. But what does the obviousness of a flat line have to do
with anything? I mean, I'm trying to make sense of that sentence.

> > And about my second problem? It seems like MRTG has now latched onto
> > eth1 and the same behavior is being replicated there! Funnily, I'm using
> > eth0 for connecting to the net. My setup is in a mess!
> Your interface order may be different, but the way you are referencing
> them in the target is for example 2:community at localhost, so its looking
> for the second interface which may now not be the same as when you set it
> up.
> If you look at the reference page I linked above, there are different ways
> to reference the interface. You can do it by IP, MAC, description and
> a few others. That might help you get a more static reference to the
> relevant card your trying to measure.

This option sounds hopeful "--ifref=ip" for running with cfgmaker.

Will try these and get back ASAP.
Rohit V. Bhute

More information about the mrtg mailing list