[mrtg] Re: Copying RRD's

Lars Holmström lars.holmstrom at flysta.net
Sun Dec 23 16:52:47 MET 2001

I have problem very similar to yours. The solution you have is nice, and I never
consider such things.

What I did was to develop a common interchange file. I use various processes to
collect the data at the B-location and put all data in to a common file. This
file is FTP'ed to site A that has a process that extract all data in to its own
file(s). Next a process in the MRTG Target line read the file and generate the

I do not want to convince you to change your way, but may be it is interesting
to share the ideas ?


> But I would like to see B's graphs from everywhere, so I thought I'd upload
> the .rrd files to the server A regularly.
> (I cannot make the MRTG A monitor the B machine, because it's unreachable ;)
> So I uploaded them from B to A. Then A's mrtg.cgi complained there was no
> such target in the config file.
> So I created an 'offline' config file which contained all the offline
> things and used that in mrtg-offline.cgi (copied to other name and edited
> to use another configuration file).

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