[geeks] monitoring traffic on my switched LAN
dougmc at frenzied.us
Wed Jun 13 11:20:01 CDT 2007
On Tue, Jun 12, 2007 at 03:14:02PM -0400, Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:
| > MRTG? Makes pretty graphs from snmp queries. http://www.mrtg.org
| I'd like something that gave me text reports and parsable data, but I can work
| on that later.
rrdtool is more flexible. You can emit the data in xml format if you
wish. (But mrtg probably has a way to do that too.)
| The graphics probably do 99% of what I want anyway.
| > Also, information on collecting SNMP info from SnapGear units is at
| > http://www.cyberguard.info/snapgear/cgi-bin/fom?_highlightWords=mrtg&file=240
| Anyone know where I could get a good configuration for a 3Com superstack 3300?
| mrtg configuration is a bitch, at least it is to me.
That's not mrtg's fault. snmp is tricky in general, but mrtg can
auto-do much of it.
rrdtool is harder to configure, but more flexible.
Doug McLaren, dougmc at frenzied.us
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