[rrd-users] rrdtool Factor question
daveyr at gis.co.nz
Tue Oct 31 21:09:10 MET 2000
can any one explain with a little bit more detail what this factor that was
mentioned by Rainer.
My problem is that I have some graphs from rrdcgi that don't seem to be
scaled correctly. Eg there is a 100 M/bit link that has the same amount of
data going through it as a 1G G/bit link.
To try and make this a little bit clearer. I have two 100 M/bit ports that
are sending data. One at 80 M/bits and one at 40 M/bits. The interface
that is receiving these two streams is a 1 G/bit link and this is only
saying that it is receiving 100 M/bits. So what is happening to the other
20 ?? If this sounds as incoherent as it seems as I am typing it I can post
a graph showing the incoming and outgoing data of the ports on a graph.
I am using MRTG as the data collector and SNMPV2 counters to graph the data.
RRDTOOL is 1024 on Win 2k.
MRTG is 2.9.2
>First the answer: There is a setting "factor" which can be set for a
>target. I'm not really sure about the effect when not using rrdtool
>(oops). With rrdtool this is not used by MRTG. 14all multiplies the
>values from the rrd file for the graphs, so it might be just what you
>(if you use 14all v1.0 use the setting "UseRRDTool[..]: factor: 53")
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