[rrd-users] Re: populate RRD with old data

Alex van den Bogaerdt alex at ergens.op.het.net
Tue Jan 21 00:49:09 MET 2003

On Mon, Jan 20, 2003 at 05:55:37PM -0500, Vargas, Miguel wrote:
> When I try to do a rrdtool update with an older timestamp I get:
> ERROR: illegal attempt to update using time 1042731000 when last update time
> is 1043099100 (minimum one second step)
> Does this mean I can't use rrdtool update to add missing historical data?


> Why not?

Because it's not missing.  It is filled in, automatically.

This is by design.  If you want to *alter* historic data, make
sure to understand *exactly* what you're doing, then use
rrdtool dump
vi   (or any other editor of your choice)
rrdtool restore


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