[mrtg] How to monitor non SNMP Device using MRTG

ashok kumar g.ashok1988 at gmail.com
Sat Apr 24 12:28:37 CEST 2010

Thank you guys for giving such a valuable information saying that you have
implemented MRTG for non SNMP devices.
But someone says, to use smokeping, write scripts which have to return four
First of all I I think I don't want to switch to some other tools like
smokeping as I know about MRTG. So, if you guys tried this, could you please
post some practical scripts( might be complex ) so that I can implement for
my non SNMP devices and then I can go for some other tools like smokeping
for some enhancements.
Kind Regards,
G Ashok Kumar,
On Sat, Apr 24, 2010 at 1:24 PM, Fehmi Dumani <albadino at hotmail.com> wrote:

>  You can check this page http://mrtg.meulie.net/doc/mrtg-reference.en.htmlit helped me set it up for my own  use.
> Check the part
> External Monitoring Scripts If you want to monitor something which does
> not provide data via snmp you can use some external program to do the data
> gathering.
> The external command must return 4 lines of output:
> Line 1 current state of the first variable, normally 'incoming bytes
> count'
> Line 2 current state of the second variable, normally 'outgoing bytes
> count'
> Line 3 string (in any human readable format), telling the uptime of the
> target.
> Line 4 string, telling the name of the target.
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