[mrtg] Re: Configuration File

Daniel J McDonald dan.mcdonald at austinenergy.com
Mon Oct 20 21:50:11 MEST 2003

On Mon, 2003-10-20 at 14:16, Jim Bennett wrote:
> I'm a newbie and I have look at the FAQs and couldn't find my answer.
> If I make changes to the mrtg.cfg file will I lose my history? 

Only if you change the name of the target.

>  I am not running RRDTOOL, but I am interested in doing so. 

That's good.  RRDTOOL has many benefits.

>  Will I lose my history if I start running RRDTOOL.  

No, the first time you add logformat: rrdtool, it will find the old .log
files and convert them to .rrd files, preserving the existing history.

Daniel J McDonald <dan.mcdonald at austinenergy.com>
Austin Energy

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