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mrtg - What is MRTG
The Multi Router Traffic Grapher (MRTG
) is a tool to monitor
the traffic load on network-links. MRTG
images which provide a LIVE
visual representation of
this traffic. Check http://www.stat.ee.ethz.ch/mrtg/
to see what it does.
Go to http://people.ee.ethz.ch/~oetiker/webtools/mrtg for all the details about
is written in Perl and C and works under UNIX
is being successfully used on many sites around the net.
Check the MRTG-Site-Map on:
MRTG works on most UNIX platforms and Windows NT.
MRTG is written in perl and comes with full source.
- Portable SNMP
MRTG Uses a highly portable SNMP implementation written entirely in
Perl thanks to Simon Leinen. There is no need to install any
external SNMP package.
- SNMPv2c support
MRTG can read the new SNMPv2c 64bit counters. No more counter wrapping.
- Reliable Interface Identification
Router interfaces can be identified by IP address, Description and
Ethernet address in addition to the normal Interface number.
- Constant size Logfiles
MRTG's logfiles do NOT grow. Thanks to the use of a unique data
- Automatic Configuration
MRTG comes with a set configuration tools which make configuration and
setup very simple.
Time critical routines are written in C thanks to the initiative
of Dave Rand my Co-Author.
- GIF free Graphics
Graphics are generated directly in PNG format, using the
GD library by Thomas Boutell.
The look of the webpages produced by MRTG is highly configurable.
MRTG has built in hooks for using RRDtool. If you are straped for
performance this may help.
consists of a Perl script which uses SNMP
to read the traffic
counters of your routers and a fast C program which logs the traffic
data and creates beautiful graphs representing the traffic on the
monitored network connection. These graphs are embedded into webpages
which can be viewed from any modern Web-browser.
In addition to a detailed daily view, MRTG also creates visual
representations of the traffic seen during the last seven days, the
last four weeks and the last twelve months. This is possible because
MRTG keeps a log of all the data it has pulled from the router. This
log is automatically consolidated, so that it does not grow over time,
but still contains all the relevant data for all the traffic seen over
the last two years. This is all performed in an efficient manner.
Therefore you can monitor 200 or more network links from any halfway
decent UNIX box.
MRTG is not limited to monitoring traffic though, it is possible to
monitor any SNMP variable you choose. You can even use an
external program to gather the data which should be monitored via
MRTG. People are using MRTG, to monitor things such as System Load,
Login Sessions, Modem availability and more. MRTG even allows you to
accumulate two or more data sources into a single graph.
In 1994 I was working at a site where we had one
64kbit line to the outside world. Obviously everybody was interested
in knowing how the link was performing. So I wrote a quick hack which
created a constantly updated graph on the web, showing the traffic
load on our Internet link. This eventually evolved into a rather
configurable Perl script called MRTG-1
.0 which I released in spring
1995. After a few updates I left my job at DMU
, to start work at the
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology. Due to lack of time I had to
aside. One day in January of 1996, I received email from
Dave Rand asking if I had any ideas why MRTG
was so slow. Actually I
's programming was not very efficient and it was written
entirely in Perl. After a week or so, Dave wrote back to me and said
he had tried what I had suggested for improving MRTG
's speed. Since
the changes did not help much, he had decided to rewrite the
time-critical sections of MRTG
in C. The code was attached to his
email. His tool increased the speed of MRTG
by a factor of 40! This
got me out of my 'MRTG
ignorance' and I started to spend my spare time
developing of MRTG-2
Soon after MRTG-2 development had begun I started to give beta
copies to interested parties. In return I got many feature patches, a
lot of user feedback and bug fixes. The product you are getting now is
wouldnt be in this state if it hadn't been for the great contributions
and suport I received from of many people. I would like
to take this opportunity to thank them all. (See the files CHANGES for a
long list of folk people who helped to make MRTG what it is today)
Learn more about MRTG
by going to the mrtg home page on:
Tobias Oetiker <email@example.com
> and many contributors
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