[mrtg] Re: update interval

Alex van den Bogaerdt alex at slot.hollandcasino.nl
Tue Nov 23 15:19:07 MET 1999

Mark Backes wrote:
> my mrtg is set to check stats every 1 min.
> the question I have is 
> 1. does this give more accurate readings to my graphs or will the graphs now
> be 5 times higher than what they should be.
> 2 . snmp give you the average for the last 5 min or the exact figure when
> the snap shot is taken.

The stats won't be five times higher than should be.  They could be
showing more than you're used to but only if you ran into problems
with counter wraps before.

The stats will be showing five minute averages as usual, however the
maxima will be more accurate when they are passed to the weekly graph.

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