[mrtg] Re: locking the graph's scale

Nejaa Halcyon nejaa at racc2000.com
Mon Apr 19 18:27:52 MEST 2004

I currently use the basic MRTG with no RRD additions. Switching was 
something I've always thought about doing but never saw a reason to change 
because MRTG was working so well and it always did what I needed it to do. 
It looks like I've got my reason now.

Thanks for all you input folks,

On Mon, 19 Apr 2004 11:09:27 +1200, Steve Shipway 
<s.shipway at auckland.ac.nz> wrote:

> If you use the routers2.cgi frontend to MRTG, then you can use the 
> 'Rescal'
> button on the page to try two different rescalings (based on current 
> average
> values) to eliminate spikes in the graph.
> You can also specify a rigid upperlimit for the graph at 3Mbit, but this
> will mean that it always scales to this, and never closer (unless you
> rescale of course)
> routers.cgi*UpperLimit[ezwf]: 375000
> routers.cgi*Options[ezwf]: rigid
> UpperLimit defaults to MaxBytes, so you may only need the second of these
> lines.
> If you are not using the routers2.cgi frontend, though, I don't know of a
> way to achieve this.
> Steve
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