Enhancing automation with network growth

Matthew Palmer mpalmer at hezmatt.org
Thu Jan 21 22:29:41 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 10:52:39PM -0500, Erik L wrote:
> > One thing that would take a major load off would be if my MRTG system
> > could simply update its config/index files for itself, instead of me
> > having to  do it on each and every port change.
> > 
> > Can anyone offer up ideas on how you manage any automation in this
> > regard for their infrastructure gear traffic graphs? 
> > (Commercial options
> > welcome, off-list, but we're as small as our budget is).
> Not sure how you're doing your graphs currently, but have you considered Cacti?

If automating MRTG config is hard, automating Cacti config is about as close
to "impossible" as one can get without popping around to the Augean stables.

- Matt

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