[mrtg] Disconnected interfaces not showing any graphs

Alex van den Bogaerdt alex at ergens.op.het.net
Fri Jan 26 17:09:31 CET 2007

On Fri, Jan 26, 2007 at 10:41:51AM -0500, Cadek, Martin wrote:

> I must be missing something simple, but lets say I have a cisco switch -
> 24 ports, of which only 12 are connected and in use , well my MRTG cfg
> file shows a setup for every interface 0/1 - 0/25 , but then while it's
> running as a deamon it only generates 12 HTML pages skipping over the
> "Disconnected" interfaces 

See the cfgmaker manual http://oss.oetiker.ch/mrtg/doc/cfgmaker.en.html
and pay attention to the word "down".

There are several options which will influence the behaviour.  Choose
the one that best suits you.

> this would be fine IF when I connect a new device to a port it would
> start generating that page, it doesn't , so if I add 6 pc's I still get
> 12 HTML pages 

Are you sure the config file contains all 25 ports, instead of having
13 ports included in it, and 12 being commented out (meaning they are
not really present in the file!)


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