[mrtg] how to configure MRTG with a dynamic IP address

McDonald, Dan Dan.McDonald at austinenergy.com
Mon Oct 26 15:41:04 CET 2009

On Mon, 2009-10-26 at 23:38 +1100, Begum Bolu wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a modem-router(Huawei E960) which sets up the IP addresses
> dynamically. A pc that boots up first gets and second
> gets x.x.x.101 and so on. i only know how to setup monitoring network
> traffic by using the ip address of the pc at the time of the
> configuration. that works fine till the rest of the day but makes an
> issue after shut down and the bootup order of the Pcs is changed.
> Basically it doesnt graph any traffic after the ip address is changed

Use dynamic dns, and then use the dns name in cfgmaker.

Daniel J McDonald, CCIE # 2495, CISSP # 78281, CNX
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