[rrd-users] Re: Can you add more DS "Data Sources" to an already existing rrd database?

Stephan Harren sh at abovenet.de
Thu Dec 4 15:53:30 MET 2003

Am Donnerstag, 4. Dezember 2003 15:46 schrieb Good, Steve:
> I am just starting to use RRD, and getting away from MRTG.  The
> documentation for the RDD is good.  I was able to quickly use the tool.
> Lets say I am setting up an RRD for the temperature of 8 routers.  I
> know I can use the resize to grow or shrink the size, and I can use tune
> to change some of the values.
> What I am trying to find, is if I add more routers to my environment and
> wish to also record their temperature, is there a way to add additional
> "DS" entries to the rrd?
> The only thing I could think of was to create the rrd, with some dummy
> names, and rename them later when I add more routers.
> Thanks,
> Steve

Never found an option like that. What you can always do, is to export your 
data into xml, generate a new rrd with more datasources and then restore the 
xml-data (quite unhandy).



Stephan Harren
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