[rrd-users] Re: Questions about gauge values...

Alex van den Bogaerdt alex at slot.hollandcasino.nl
Tue Jan 9 17:11:21 MET 2001

kevinr at dice.com wrote:
> If I want a graph for the last week of a gauge value to show real values,
> not averages, do I create the rrd somethin like this:
> rrdtool create sample.rrd --step 60 \
>   DS:processCount:GAUGE:120:U:U \
>   RRA:AVERAGE:0.5:1:10080

Something like this, but not exactly this.
Internally, RRDtool works with a one-second precision.  If you create
an RRA with 1 second per PDP and 1 PDP per CDP, no averaging will occur.
So: use "--step 1" and 7*86400==604800 rows in the RRA.

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