[rrd-users] Re: Increasing One Year RRD Database to Two Years

Alex van den Bogaerdt alex at slot.hollandcasino.nl
Wed May 22 17:06:36 MEST 2002

Brian E. Seppanen wrote:

> > Can the same be applied to daily.. ?
> > Ie would like to keep every 5 minute collection for 2 years.
> > ( I got the disk space, not the patience for management asking
> > why they cant see the daily results for 2 weeks ago ).

> I'm not quite sure how mrtg would handle it? I would be running into the
> situation that you are talking about.  I assumed the mrtg would simply
> hand the data to RRD and the database handles the how the data was
> manipulated.

It does.

> I, too, would be helped immensely if someone else has used mrtg in
> conjuntion with rrdtool and 14all.cgi to graph two years of data instead
> of one.

I don't know about 14all.cgi but I assume it will mimic MRTG's behaviour.
MRTG itself can graph two years of data if you make an image of width 730.

A normal database (rateup or rrdtool) does already contain two years worth
of data.

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