[mrtg] Re: rrd naming?

Tom Diehl tdiehl at pil.net
Sat Mar 10 05:25:36 MET 2001

On Thu, 8 Mar 2001, Alex van den Bogaerdt wrote:

> Tom Diehl wrote:
> > I am using mrtg with rrd to monitor my routers. Initally I named them by their
> > ip number because most of them have no dns entry. I am in the process of
> > naming them and would like to get the names into mrtg. Is there any way short
> > of starting over again to rename the databases. I looked at the db and the name
> > appears to not only be in the filename but also in the db it self.
> Lines are probably similar to:  Target[xyz.1]: 1:public at xyz
> The databases will probably be named like xyz.1.rrd
> If you change, at virtually the same moment and while MRTG is not
> currently doing its job, all xyz into pqr (both in the config file
> and in the database name) it should not cause problems.
> If you are running MRTG in daemon mode you'll need to stop and start
> MRTG for this change to take effect.

Thanks, Worked like a champ. Seems I made a bigger thing of than it was.

......Tom	Cluelessness: There Are No Stupid Questions, But There Are
tdiehl at pil.net	LOTS of Inquisitive Idiots. :-)

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