[mrtg] startup problems, n00b isue

Steve Shipway s.shipway at auckland.ac.nz
Mon May 12 05:22:38 CEST 2008

> 1st, i want to run mrtg over the cron.
> well.
> i cant seem to manage that.

Why not?  What seems to go wrong?  It should work easily, just put it
into your crontabs.

> WorkDir: /var/www/htdocs/mrtg
> Target[]: 2:public at
> MaxBytes[]: 102400
> Title[]: Traffic Analysis openBSD NAT box
> PageTop[]: <H1>Stats for openBSD NAT box</H1>
> ok, this was very basic.
> i firstly want to mesuare that IP, its the box IP on the LAN site.
> but, what do i wrong.

What do you want to measure?  Your target says to monitor the traffic
throughput on interface #2, is this not what you want?  If you want to
specify the interface to monitor by IP address rather than by interface
number, just use the appropriate Target[] syntax.


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