MRTG Question

Posted on 2006-06-20
Last Modified: 2010-03-19
I have my MRTG up and running and it is graphing just fine. The problem I have is on the graph the time is off by three hours where it shows the time last updated and also on the bottom right hand corner of the graph. The time on the MRTG server is correct. Where do I go to correct this.

Question by:sharthun
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ID: 16945137
the device that it is monitoring... and pulling from is it's time correct? and what is your timezone set to... is this on a windows or unix host?

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Expert Comment

ID: 16945264
Check the time on the device you are monitoring.

Make sure you server and the device are in same time zone.

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Expert Comment

ID: 16945299
Check this variable in the MRTG cfg file.

Timezone[myrouter]: Japan

This should be your country code.
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if the time on the router is setup properly you can run cfgmaker again and it will append the right country and time to the config.


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ID: 16952496
This problem is for all graphs on all devices about 15 of them. I looked at several of the config files and there is nothing stating country or timezone in any of them.
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Scotty_cisco earned 500 total points
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Time is pulled from the server for mrtg. Make sure that everything on the server are in sync with timezone and time.  I usually use an NTP server to do this

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