[rrd-users] Re: getting external data

Alex van den Bogaerdt alex at ergens.op.het.net
Tue Sep 10 16:32:33 MEST 2002

On Tue, Sep 10, 2002 at 10:58:47AM -0300, Gustavo Badauy wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'm been using MRTG for quite a while, I've developed a series of external
> programs to extract data that it's not available from SMNP. How do I get
> those external programs to feed rrdtool as well?

If you used to have something like this in your script for MRTG:

    echo $in
    echo $out

change this into

    echo update mydatabase.rrd N:$in:$out | rrdtool -

Now don't call a wrapper or such, just call the (altered) script.

Do read the tutorial + manual pages for more info.


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