[mrtg] Re: Smoother Graphs

Barry Irwin bvi-mrtg-list at rucus.ru.ac.za
Sat May 27 13:51:13 MEST 2000

On Sat 2000-05-27 (07:41), Matt Heckaman wrote:
> On Sat, 27 May 2000 alex at ergens.op.Het.Net wrote:
> [...]
> : If I understand your question, you don't want to graph the 5-minute
> : average but rather an average that is calculated over a longer period.
> .snip.
> I took the question as more of a "if you get a 5 minute 2Mb/s spike when
> your average traffic load is say, 200-300 kbps, it screws up the graph
> until you go 24 hours without a peak." Now, by "screws" up the graph I
> simply mean that it shows the 2Mb/s spike which resets the scale of the
> graph thus making the 200-300 kbps average look like a tiny line on the
> bottom of the graph. At least, I think that is what he meant :)

How about fiddling around with max and absmax settings in the configs. or
having some kind of intermediate preprocessor which will 'trim' data, I've
also seen scripts whig will remove spieks from the .log files.


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