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    Using MRTG to graph Exim stats
    Submitted by igloo on Saturday, January 12, 2002 – 09:32
    DebianI’ve been using MRTG to graph stats from Exim for a little more than a
    year now. People have asked how to set this up, and now
    I’ve written a little HOWTO and posted it on my site, but I must first say that I didn’t write the scripts myself. If my memory is correct, they were part of MRTG on potato, in an examples section; however I can’t find them now. I feel bad that I can’t thank and give credit to the person who created them. How I set it up can be found here in my HOWTO.
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    Subject: Broken link, anybody got a mirror?
    Author: era
    Date: Thursday, 2002/10/24 – 06:27
    The link to www.theigloo.dhs.org seems to be down. Even if it’s just an intermittent error, it would be nice to have a link to a backup. Does anybody have a mirror of this page?
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    Subject: Re: Using MRTG to graph Exim stats
    Author: Anonymous
    Date: Wednesday, 2002/01/16 – 20:41
    I am new to MRTG, but I thought it was very cool, so I just apt-get installed mrtg. And then i did not understand much, I cant make the makecfg-script to work, and I find the documentation hard.

    I have a simple Internet router (woody). Eth0 for local network and eth1 for Internet. Now – how do I set up mrtg to make a graph of Internet traffic on the Intranet?

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    Subject: Re: Using MRTG to graph Exim stats
    Author: Joy
    Date: Monday, 2002/01/21 – 13:27
    Install mrtgutils and put this in your /etc/mrtg.cfg:

    Target[yourhostname.eth0]: `/usr/bin/mrtg-ip-acct`
    Target[yourhostname.eth0]: 600
    YSize[yourhostname.eth0]: 180
    MaxBytes[yourhostname.eth0]: XXXXXX
    Title[yourhostname.eth0]: yourhostname: eth0
    PageTop[yourhostname.eth0]: Traffic Analysis for eth0
    Interface: eth0 via /proc/net/dev
    Max speed: X Mbit/s

    Fill in the Xs and yourhostname. Tune the other things to your liking according to the reference file (it’s somewhere in /usr/doc/mrtg).

    For web display, use mrtgindx.cgi from the mrtg-contrib package (this one has to be tweaked massively, sucks).

    Feel free to e-mail me if you’d like more examples.

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    Subject: Re: Using MRTG to graph Exim stats
    Author: Anonymous
    Date: Tuesday, 2002/01/15 – 10:01
    I have a similar set of scripts for mrtg to graph stats from the courier mail suite (mta, imapd, pop3d). It tracks bytes transferred, mail queue, and number of sessions. If anyone is interested, email me at: johnl (at) blurbco (dot com)
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    Subject: SNMP monitoring of Exim
    Author: Anonymous
    Date: Sunday, 2002/01/13 – 03:07
    I’ve written a script for use with snmpd that is (almost) a full implementation of the MTA MIB for Exim.

    It’s currently running on one of the mailservers
    at work, with Cricket generating graphs.

    I’ll be posting a reference to the Exim mailing list at some point soon.

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    Subject: Re: SNMP monitoring of Exim
    Author: Anonymous
    Date: Monday, 2002/01/14 – 07:53
    I recommend sending your configs to the Cricket-contrib area:


    There is quite a bit of similar content there.

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    Subject: Re: Using MRTG to graph Exim stats
    Author: Anonymous
    Date: Saturday, 2002/01/12 – 09:52
    Should anybody need something similar for Postfix:
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    Subject: Cricket + Exim stats?
    Author: Joy
    Date: Saturday, 2002/01/12 – 15:09
    I wonder if anyone’s got cricket set up to track exim stats?
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