[mrtg] Multiple OIDs, more than two variables?

Brian McNally bmcnally at u.washington.edu
Wed Dec 31 01:10:36 CET 2008

Steve Shipway wrote:
>> When can we expect to see mrtg support more than two variables per graph?
>> Are
>> there any plans for this? Currently it's possible to combine multiple OIDs
>> in various ways (addition, subtraction, etc.) but it isn't possible to
>> graph more than two variables per graph.
> (disclaimer - I write Routers2 so I'm biased in recommending it)
> You can do this by using the Routers2 frontend with MRTG/RRD.  The frontend
> allows you to define userdefined graphs over multiple Targets, combining
> them into a single graph as separate lines or stacked areas, provided they
> share the same scale.  See www.steveshipway.org/software for more details
> and examples.  The example you give would be quite possible using the
> Routers2 userdefined graphs (probably as a stacked graph).
> Steve

Thanks. I did look at routers2 originally but decided against it because 
it looked more busy and complex than what I really needed. I'll have to 
take another look.

Brian McNally

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