[mrtg] Required help

Lyle Giese lyle at lcrcomputer.net
Tue Jan 13 20:21:41 CET 2009

McDonald, Dan wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-01-13 at 14:33 +0000, Desai, Mandar wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I am going to install mrtg to monitor 300 devices. I would require a
>> help from you all to find out what server hardware configuration would
>> it require if I want to monitor those 300 devices.
> My dual Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU            5160  @ 3.00GHz stepping 0b
> is quite bored with 500 devices.  But the main thing is fast disks.  I
> use a SAS array of  Vendor: SEAGATE   Model: ST973451SS        Rev: SM04
> With four of those in a LVM stripe set, it runs very well.
> Of course, to keep track of that many devices, templates are a must.
I would add that the OP should be using rrd databases and not native
MRTG databases and rateup. 

I would recommend router2 for the frontend.


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