Re: [Emerald] Monitoring Terminal Server Ports

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Sat, 17 Apr 1999 14:33:25 -0700

"Kenneth D. Lenox" wrote:
> I agree that SNMP is better, but most of the scripts in the contrib
> directory our made for UNIX. I spent many hours, and other MRTG users have
> also, trying to get the scripts to work with NT. Since NT doesn't have some
> of the built in networking features that UNIX does, it is very difficult to
> find the correct files to make the scripts work. Mainly grep, egrep, finger,
> snmpwalk and such.

But with SNMP you are not parsing files. SNMP makes direct calls
to the box. I've used MRTG on Cisco, Ascend, and Livingston gear to
show traffic usage and never had a single script, besides the generic
MRTG config file.


Dale E. Reed Jr. Emerald and RadiusNT__________________________________________IEA Software, Inc.