[Dxspider-support] Stations Get Disconnected For No Reason

Simon Ravnic simon at hamradio.si
Sat Sep 14 19:02:03 BST 2002

----- Original Message -----
From: "Dirk Koopman" <djk at tobit.co.uk>
> Are you willing to share the MRTG scripts for doing this?

I already shared them with the group here. See my message from 15.6.2002:

----- Original Message -----
From: "Simon Ravnic" <simon at hamradio.si>
To: <dxspider-support at dxcluster.org>
Sent: Saturday, June 15, 2002 10:26 AM
Subject: [Dxspider-support] MRTG number of users graph

> Hello!
> While ago I was asking about how to create a live graph of number of users
> connected to a DXSpider node. Recently I succeeded and I'm sharing the
> results. You can see it at http://s50dxs.ods.org/mrtg/s50dxs.html.
> I won't get into how to install MRTG tool (available at
> http://people.ee.ethz.ch/~oetiker/webtools/mrtg/). In your mrtg config
> you have to add something like this:
> Target[s50dxs]: `ps aux | grep client | wc | gawk '{print $1 -1}'`
> MaxBytes[s50dxs]: 100
> Options[s50dxs]: gauge, nopercent
> WithPeak[s50dxs]: ymwd
> YLegend[s50dxs]: Number of users
> ShortLegend[s50dxs]: users
> Title[s50dxs]: Number of users at S50DXS -- s50dxs.ods.org
> PageTop[s50dxs]: <H1>Number of users at S50DXS -- s50dxs.ods.org</H1>
>  <TABLE>
>    <TR><TD>System:</TD>     <TD>s50dxs.ods.org</TD></TR>
>    <TR><TD>Maintainer:</TD> <TD>simon at hamradio.si/TD></TR>
>    <TR><TD>Description:</TD><TD>s50dxs</TD></TR>
>    <TR><TD>ifType:</TD>     <TD>DXSpider cluster</TD></TR>
>  </TABLE>
> What is important is the command ps aux | grep client | wc | gawk '{print
> $1 -1}'. It counts the number of client processes and prints out a single
> number. With this method I try to guess the actual number of users. -1 is
> there because the script also counts in the "grep client" and this reduces
> the number by one.
> If you do any further development on the subject please share results with
> me or this mailing list.
> 73
> Simon, S53ZO
> S50DXS sysop

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