[rrd-developers] drill down charts using rrdtools

Tobias Oetiker tobi at oetiker.ch
Wed May 15 08:18:00 CEST 2013

Hi Mohan,

Yesterday mudradimohan wrote:

> My name is Mohan and this is my first entry to this forum. As of now I am
> familiar with creating a chart using rrdtool. I just wanted to know whether
> there is any option in rrdtool to draw a drill down chart, i.e., if I select
> some region between 2 hour values, then the selected region should zoom and
> show the chart dividing the selected region into minutes, further if I
> select 2 minute values then it should show the graph divided into seconds
> between the 2 minutes. Is this possible to achieve this in rrdtool? If so
> can you please give me some idea?

since rrdtool draws static images, the selection process must be
handled by some frontend code, but rrd will gladly draw additional
images if you call it with appropriate parameters.


> Thanks and regards,
> Mohan Rao Mudradi
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