[mrtg] DSCP/COS stats on Cisco router

McDonald, Dan Dan.McDonald at austinenergy.com
Tue Sep 23 18:52:19 CEST 2014

On 9/23/14, 7:11 AM, "Volk,Gregory B" <greg.volk at edwardjones.com> wrote:

>Initially I attempt to make this a cfgmaker interface template but I ran
>into problems because I needed to base the indexes off of cbQosIfIndex
>(. and not the regular mib2 interfaces
>index. However I also had to get the port descriptions from mib2 IfDescr,
>and port speeds from mib2 ifSpeed, and combine those tables with the
>cbQosIfIndex table to make a useful MRTG target.
>Then there were issues with classes that had undefined speeds and
>classnames so those had to be sanity checked and potentially skipped.
>That is what those warnings on lines 247 and 255 are.

Sounds like a better job for a host-template than an interface template.
I recall working with that mib and agree that the data layout is pretty

>Bottom line is that while I prefer to use something more standardized and
>portable like cfgmaker templates, this cbqos mib just had too many
>oddball exceptions.

Configmaker host templates do a lot of the work for you - selecting
ifSpeed or ifHCSpeed depending on what¹s available, for example.  If I had
a few hours I would take a crack at itŠ

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>-----Original Message-----
>From: Steve Shipway [mailto:s.shipway at auckland.ac.nz]
>Sent: Monday, September 22, 2014 4:30 PM
>To: Volk,Gregory B; mrtg at lists.oetiker.ch
>Subject: RE: DSCP/COS stats on Cisco router
>This looks useful (even though I'm not 100% certain what these MIB items
>:) ) ; however, it might be a good idea to change it into a cfgmaker host
>template and/or interface template?  That way, one could hook it in on a
>generic cfgmaker run -- and if it can be made to probe for the objects
>existence and have a null operation on an incompatible device it would be
>to be merged with a generic host template...
>Steve Shipway
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