[rrd-users] Re: Data acquisition for an RRD to store mail flow rates.

Stanley Hopcroft Stanley.Hopcroft at IPAustralia.Gov.AU
Mon Feb 2 23:20:17 MET 2004

Dear Sir,

I am writing to thank you for your letter and say

On Mon, Feb 02, 2004 at 08:53:57AM -0500, Allen Wooden wrote:
> On Mon, 2 Feb 2004 19:31:15 +1100, Stanley Hopcroft wrote:
> >Please would you suggest methods of capturing mail flow rate data for
> >storage in an RRD ?

> 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.  

I didn't know there was a Net-SNMP MIB. Sure enough there is; upgrading 
my version of Net-SNMP right now.
> But I'm not sure if that will give you what you want.

This MIB looks good (all I want is number delivered). This approach
seems to me more attractive than reading /var/log/maillog.

> Later
> Allen
> Allen Wooden
> Harbor East Hosting Solutions.

Thank you very much,

Yours sincerely.

Stanley Hopcroft

'...No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the
continent, a part of the main. If a clod be washed away by the sea,
Europe is the less, as well as if a promontory were, as well as if a
manor of thy friend's or of thine own were. Any man's death diminishes
me, because I am involved in mankind; and therefore never send to know
for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee...'

from Meditation 17, J Donne.

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