[mrtg] Can you escape an '@' in the SNMP community string?

Daniel McDonald dan.mcdonald at austinenergy.com
Mon Apr 18 14:39:46 CEST 2011

On 4/17/11 2:42 AM, "Matthew Darnell" <mdarnell at gmail.com> wrote:

> We have an SNMP community string with an '@' symbol in it.
> We can seem to format the entry in mrtg.conf properly, is there a way to
> escape it?

Here is the relevant section from the mrtg configuration guide:

If your community contains a "@" or a " " these characters must be escaped
with a "\".
 Target[bla]: 2:stu\ pi\@d at router

Daniel J McDonald, CCIE # 2495, CISSP # 78281

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