[rrd-users] Re: Total Throughput Stats via RRD

alex at ergens.op.Het.Net alex at ergens.op.Het.Net
Thu Apr 6 12:30:55 MEST 2000

Jason Jordan wrote:

> Manglement have just asked me if I can provide them with total
> throughput stats for particular traffic-billable WAN connections (ie.
> the Internet).
> They want these statistics retrospectively - and I told them it's
> impossible for me to analyse things I haven't logged.
> However, it occurred to me that RRD is effectively recording total data
> throughput for each interface/device.

Almost.  It is logging the rate of the data.

> What I need to do is calculate a total for each calendar month (or some
> abitrary period of time).  

You keep averages per second.  If you multiply the rate by the time, you
will end up with bytes:  (bytes/second)*seconds == bytes

There is a section in the tutorial about this.

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