[rrd-users] Re: question on resetting values
oetiker at ee.ethz.ch
Wed Aug 23 21:57:34 MEST 2000
Today you sent me mail regarding [rrd-users] Re: question on resetting values:
*> yes....stupid me! :)
*> I have un-commented the appropriate lines in log2rrd and things
*> look better...
*> but, why would it have looked bad *after* I ran log2rrd? My
*> understanding would be that log2rrd would convert everything as
*> a gauge, but mrtg would at that point start recording everything
*> as a counter, so shouldn't the graph have looked odd up to the
*> point I 'converted', then started looking normal?
please not that mrtg-2.9.0pre22 will convert the .log files to .rrd
automagically ... no messing ... it will just work ...
*> I may be mistaken though......
*> Mike Fisher extolled:
*> > "Daniel R . Kilbourne" wrote:
*> > > All,
*> > > I have been using mrtg 2.8.12 successfully for over a year now, and have been using it to monitor our ATM connections. mrtg does everything fine, the graphs look great. Now, I have been given the task of converting it all over to rrdtool (which will be used with mrtg-2.8.12 + 14all.cgi). It seems to run ok, but the graphs look odd (I'm assuming do to counter resets). Can anyone give me input on it? Here are the graphs:
*> > Looks like you're using a GUAGE when you need a COUNTER.
*> > Mike
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