Polling Bandwidth as an Aggregate

Keegan Holley keegan.holley at sungard.com
Fri Jan 20 09:52:00 CST 2012


 Is there a plugin for MRTG that allows you to go back to specific times?
I like MRTG better for this as well but cacti's graphs are much more
flexible.


2012/1/20 Leo Bicknell <bicknell at ufp.org>

> In a message written on Fri, Jan 20, 2012 at 10:36:38AM -0500, Keegan
> Holley wrote:
> > using cacti for this.  My last question is if there is any easy/automated
> > way to pull interfaces into cacti and configure graphs for them either
> via
> > SNMP or reading from a mysql DB.  I suddenly remember how much I hate
> > importing large routers into cacti and configuring the graphs.
>
> I find using MRTG is easier than Cacti for _automation_ purposes.
> It's configmaker script will generate a config file for a single
> router.  I've written about 5 different versions of a small script
> that's basically a customized config maker so the graphs get named
> with customer names or the like.  The job can be fully automated
> with a few hours of coding; run it out of Cron to rebuild your interface
> list automatically and you'll never miss a customer turn up because
> someone forgot to configure a graph.
>
> --
>       Leo Bicknell - bicknell at ufp.org - CCIE 3440
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>


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