[rrd-users] Re: Easy question? How to monitor a dsl-line

Clifton Royston cliftonr at lava.net
Mon Nov 6 20:24:14 MET 2000

On Mon, Nov 06, 2000 at 04:36:23PM +0200, Rene Hertell wrote:
> Thanks for the link. I just noticed that rrdtool probably uses only snmp for
> getting statistics. The only problem is that I have no clue in how to use
> snmp. Is it possible to use rrdtool with some common Linux tools (ping?).
> Regards, René

RRDtool actually doesn't use any method for getting statistics at all. 
It's purely a specialized "back-end" database for storing numbers.

It leaves the job of getting statistics to different front-ends, which
could be anything you like.

  -- Clifton

 Clifton Royston  --  LavaNet Systems Architect --  cliftonr at lava.net
      The named which can be named is not the Eternal named.

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