[rrd-users] Re: Data acquisition for an RRD to store mail flow rates.
allen.wooden at harboreast.net
Mon Feb 2 14:53:57 MET 2004
On Mon, 2 Feb 2004 19:31:15 +1100, Stanley Hopcroft wrote:
>Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,
>Please would you suggest methods of capturing mail flow rate data for
>storage in an RRD ?
>The only thing that comes to mind is periodically reading the tail of
>the mail server log (each interval read from the last end of file to the
>current, and counting each record of a mail delivery).
>Is this what others do ?
>Eximstate is not an option since the problem MTAs are sendmail.
>I am interested in doing this to employ the aberrant failure detection
>(HW forecast) RRAs.
Don't know if your running SNMP on your mailserver but I use the
MTA-MIB that comes with Net-SNMP to gather some stats
from my sendmail servers.
But I'm not sure if that will give you what you want.
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