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Populate MRTG log file from old raw data

I'm going to add new target to my MRTG setup. And I already have raw data with measurements for past year. Is it possible to insert this data into my log file backdated? I know MRTG uses its own file ...
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What account does mrtg usually run as and can this be changed?

CentOS 6 / MRTG 2.16.2 I've noticed that mrtg is running as root on one of my servers and that concerns me. Is this a requirement? I didn't see it mentioned in the mrtg documentation. Can this be ...
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Moving MRTG Installation

We have an MRTG installation that has been working for the last 3 years, I noticed that after 18 or so months the data would start recording a fresh. Now I wanted to transfer the installation and all ...
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Why is MRTG not using proper units on weekly graphs Y Axis?

I've got MRTG configured to look at disk space on some of my servers, here's the snippet from my mrtg.cfg file: EnableIPv6: no WorkDir: /var/www/mrtg Factor[_]: 4 YTicsFactor[_]: 4 YLegend[_]: Bytes ...
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Can't run cfgmaker

I need to create a config file for mrtg using cfgmaker, but no metter what I try I always get the following: cfgmaker --global 'WorkDir: /var/www/mrtg' --output=/etc/mrtg/mrtg.cfg Usage: ...
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Disk queue lenght from SNMP on windows server 2012 (MRTG)

On windows server 2003 reading disk queue length from SNMP with MRTG was easy: snmpwalk -v1 -cpublic 192.168.1.20 1.3.6.1.4.1.9600.1.1.1.1.7 iso.3.6.1.4.1.9600.1.1.1.1.7.2.67.58 = Gauge32: 26 ...
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snmp MIB-TCP::tcp not showing any usage

I am trying to configure MRTG on all of my servers for making a network weathermap, this requires running SNMP which MRTG gets the information from. So, I installed it on two servers the exact same ...
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MRTG — Setting Date for Old Data

I have installed MRTG on ubuntu server to monitor network infra. In that I am only getting present day data. I want to know old data also, how can I get the old data. Please help me
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What is the correct way to log PHP script's execution time and memory usage?

I want to monitor the execution time and memory usage for my web application running on Nginx + FPM. To that end, I am generating execution time and memory data in the page footer. I can also insert ...
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Network devices bandwidth monitoring and graphing with open source components?

We can use ganglia to monitor metrics on servers, but it does not seem to be an option for network gear monitoring. To monitor bandwidth of a switch, we need to either poll the port through SNMP ...
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MRTG Graph Positoning

I have deployed MRTG 2.16.2. This is running without any issue, The problem is the graph moves Left to Right as in the image. Can we make it Right to Left.
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MRTG Configured; Need to monitor 1-2 Interfaces; Not All

I have configured MRTG on Ubuntu machine & Its working great. I have have configured it for our MPLS router. In that there are many ports which being monitored. I don't want all to be monitored. I ...
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MRTG does not give precise value or converts wrong?

By example: I have SNMP response value 59757296, passed to MRTG via conf ("business as usual"). The value is in bytes (I checked specs of the target device plus web interface of device confirms). In ...
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How to monitor dynamic network interfaces with MRTG? (*nix)

Every time I restart my OpenVPN tunnel it increments interface's number and breaks MRTG graph for the interface. IF-MIB::ifName.76 = STRING: tun_w after restart: IF-MIB::ifName.77 = STRING: tun_w ...
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MRTG reseting a particular log file

Through my MRTG I am trying to monitor my CPU Load and Disk usage. I am generating 2 graphs, the 2 respective log files are xband-disk.log file, containing hard disk statistics and xband.cpusum.log ...
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MRTG Total Throughput in Week/Month

We have been running MRTG for quite some time to keep an eye on our router usage at remote offices. We now have a need to see roughly how much data (pref in GB) has been transferred over the link. ...
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“Unable to open MRTG log file” error with nagios and mrtg

We have a strange issue with our setup of icinga / nagios and mrtg. Icinga is working great and has no problem, it can monitor basically everything without issues. We setup mrtg to gather bandwith ...
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Single IP attack or other issue?

Description of incident: I notice in my MRTG panel that httpd processes have climbed to 800 ( our maximum ), but all other parameters are normal ( cpu, memory, traffic ) I immediately ran a nestat ...
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real time traffic monitoring with rrd

Is there any way to monitor bandwidth in visualization form with RRDTool?
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MRTG bandwidth not accurate

I have MRTG with RRDTool configured to monitor the bandwidth on a switch, it is set to measure the traffic in bits. For the interface I need monitored it is showing this: Description: ...
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MRTG + RRDTool Hourly Graph

I am using MRTG + RRDtool to monitor the bandwidth on each switchport of a Cisco Catalyst 2950 via snmp. Is MRTG capable of generating an hourly graph? With RRDtool I was able to set the interval to 1 ...
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mrtg not allowing me to view various devices

I'm running mrtg on ubuntu to monitor my Cisco switches, and it works fine for one device. However, when I attempt to add a second switch, the index.html file created by mrtg only shows me ...
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Is it feasible to poll traffic readings from Cisco switches more often than every five minutes?

Putting together a simple MRTG-like setup to monitor the load on our network switches. I've been told that Cisco switches are set up to be polled every five minutes, but we would like to get more ...
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mrtg straight graphing

How to correct this type of straight graph..., When my devices once reboot i begin to get the attached type of straight graphs.. Kindly help. mrtg create this type of straight graph when device ...
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Make MRTG graph Titles more Specific?

MRTG defaults to titling each traffic graph as "Traffic Analysis for ${port_int}" I would like to instead have each graph titled by the description of the switchport. How could I do this?
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Example mrtg config to monitor Cisco CPU/memory usage

I have an existing basic MRTG setup done using cfgmaker to monitor the traffic of our Cisco router. I'd like to add configuration sections to mrtg to have it monitor the CPU usage (min/avg/max if ...
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MRTG - Dell Power Connect Switch - updating graphs after adding machines to switch

I have some power connect switches and I use MRTG to monitor them, though I noticed that if I plug a new server into one of the switches MRTG does not update to display this. for example I just ...
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How i can monitor Http hits using mrtg?

Greetings ... How i can monitor Http hits using mrtg on linux server (RedHat) ? and what are the requirements for that process?
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use mrtg to indentify bandwidth hogs

Can I use my mrtg setup to somehow identify which IPs are eating all my bandwidth? Or is there another tool that I can use to do this against my Cisco PIX? Thanks!
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configure mrtg on ubuntu linux and IP alias

Hello I have configured MRTG for bandwidth monitoring, and seems to work, now, how can i configure MRTG to monitoring IP aliases? I mean with ifconfig: eth0 eth0:1 eth0:2 eth0:1 and eth0:2 are ...