[mrtg] mrtg Digest, Vol 4, Issue 21

Daniel J McDonald dan.mcdonald at austinenergy.com
Fri Apr 27 14:40:29 CEST 2007

On Fri, 2007-04-27 at 09:04 +0530, ABhardwaj at IN.Safenet-inc.com wrote:
> Gents,
> I am running MRTG with Perl on a Windows 2003 OS. We plan to - 
> 1. Graph & publish CPU, Disk, Temp utilization reports. 
> 2. If a particular switch port exceeds 10Mbps with broadcasts over say
> 2mins - can we get a warning email. 

I do this sort of thing using bbmrtg, reporting the information to our
hobbit server for alerting.  The MRTG threshholds are fairly basic and
don't allow the sort of fine-grained control you are asking for.

> I am already running a separate network monitor that informs me when a
> network device or service is unreachable after 1min. 
> The Switches are Cisco 4506, 3750, 2950 and Enterprise Servers are
> Dell & HP - all SNMP enabled of course. Any help is appreciated.

Daniel J McDonald, CCIE # 2495, CISSP # 78281, CNX
Austin Energy

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