[mrtg] What default OIDs are used by MRTG?

Tobias Oetiker tobi at oetiker.ch
Tue Mar 18 14:16:44 CET 2008

> > With the in and out octets, does anyone know the magic (formula)
> > that MRTG uses to convert it to a number that makes sense?

> Yes, the maginc formula is Delta/300.  The OIDs returned are typically
> just the number of octets that have passed through the interface since:

note, that mrtg uses the actual elapsed time between two readings ... so
300 seconds is just what you would normally expect when running
mrtg every 5 minutes ...


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