What is MRTG used for?

What is MRTG used for?

The Multi Router Traffic Grapher (MRTG) is free software for monitoring and measuring the traffic load on network links. It allows the user to see traffic load on a network over time in graphical form.

What is MRTG and PRTG?

MRTG (Multi Router Traffic Grapher) is a tool that monitors traffic on a network connection. Although useful, MRTG has its limitations. Many of its users have switched to PRTG Network Monitor – the innovative and user-friendly network and bandwidth monitoring tool.

What is MRTG in Linux?

The Multi Router Traffic Grapher ( MRTG ) is a tool to monitor the traffic load on network links. MRTG generates HTML pages containing PNG images which provide a LIVE visual representation of this traffic.

How does PRTG work?

The way PRTG works is by using sensors, which are individual monitoring entities configured for a specific purpose. For example, there are HTTP, SMTP/POP3 (email) application sensors as well as hardware specific sensors for switches, routers and servers.

What is OpenNMS used for?

OpenNMS is an open source solution that helps you visualize and monitor everything on your local and remote networks. It offers comprehensive fault, performance, and traffic monitoring, and alarm generation in one place.

How do I set up OpenNMS?

We provide RHEL 7 alternatives where applicable.

  1. Step 1: Install OpenNMS Horizon. Add yum repository and import GPG key.
  2. Step 2: Initialize and set up PostgreSQL. Initialization of the PostgreSQL database.
  3. Step 3: Initialize and start OpenNMS Horizon.
  4. Step 4: First Login and change default password.

How does OpenNMS work?

OpenNMS is based around a “publish and subscribe” message bus. Processes within the software can publish events, and other processes can subscribe to them. In addition, OpenNMS can receive events in the form of SNMP Traps, syslog messages, TL/1 events or custom messages sent as XML to port 5817.

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