[Nagiosplug-help] plugins that integrate with rrdtool

Andreas Ericsson ae at op5.se
Wed Sep 15 11:24:07 CEST 2004

atonns at mail.ivillage.com wrote:
> Nagios Community:
> I'm about to migrate my Nagios 1.2 server to a new machine (more hosts means
> needing more power). As my old install has been running for close to a year
> and a half - what's the latest status of plugins that integrate with
> rrdtool? Specifically, I'm looking for ones that also support SNMPv3. Last
> time I implemented, SNMPv3 was implement only a day or two before I rolled
> out.
> Currently, 95% of the plugins I'm using are custom coded. I've started to
> integrate a few of them with rrdtool to determine problems over a period of
> time (ie: interface error rate over the last X hours). I'd like to have them
> all integrate with rrdtool (similar to cricket) so that I only have to read
> the metric once and be able to use it for a) generating alerts b) storing
> data to graph trends c) alert based on automated trend analysis.

Have a look at cacti. It's available at http://raxnet.net and was 
designed for this purpose specifically. It uses net-snmp (the C-coded 
standards-defining one) to fetch its data, so it can handle any 
SNMP-version ever mentioned in any RFC you pick.

> Thanks,
> Tony
> --
> "Replicants are like any other machine, they're either a benefit or
> a hazard. If they're a benefit, it's not my problem." -- Deckard

Andreas Ericsson                   andreas.ericsson at op5.se
OP5 AB                             www.op5.se
Lead Developer

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