[mrtg] With "options[target]: gauge" MRTG updates the RRD file with one value, but fetch returns a different (averaged) value

Tobias Oetiker tobi at oetiker.ch
Fri Apr 20 14:16:20 CEST 2007

Hi Greg,

the reason for this is, that you are measuring the number of users
at specific points in time, while rrdtool stores the average number
of users for a certain periode.

If you see 1 user connected at 9:56am, 5 users connected at 10:01am and 7 users connected at
10:06am, what would you rrdtool want to store for the periode

10:00am to 10:05am


Tobi Oetiker, OETIKER+PARTNER AG, Aarweg 15 CH-4600 Olten
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