[mrtg] Re: Can I rename config files and not lose history?

David Ziemba dziemba at ColoradoCollege.edu
Wed Dec 22 23:17:17 MET 2004

I do this sometimes.  I'll stop the cron job for about 1 cycle giving me
~9 muinutes, and rename the target name in [ ], and quickly rename the rrd
file (or .log file) to the new target name.  I use routers2.cgi, as well
as static HTML pages, and I've never run into problems.

	-----Original Message----- 
	From: mrtg-bounce at list.ee.ethz.ch on behalf of Trent Melcher 
	Sent: Wed 12/22/2004 2:41 PM 
	To: mrtg at list.ee.ethz.ch 
	Subject: [mrtg] Re: Can I rename config files and not lose

	Trent Melcher
	Network/System Administrator
	Startouch International LTD.
	> Can I rename config files and not lose history?
	Filenames of the configs can be changed to whatever you want.
	> If I want to change the config filename of the first switch,
	> radm125- sw1.cfg, can I change the config filename from
	> radm125-sw1.cfg to radm125-sw1-ws-c3550-24-pwr.cfg?
	> Do I need to change any other files if I want to keep the
	> history? As far as I can tell, the history files are named by
	> IP address and interface.
	what cannot change is the tags  [server_cpu]  etc... within the
	these are what the filename is based on when the graphs are
	> Thanks,
	> Chuck Coker

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