[rrd-users] Re: MRTG - Problem importing MRTG log files into RRDTool (W2K to Linux)

Tobias Oetiker oetiker at ee.ethz.ch
Wed Jul 9 09:54:45 MEST 2003

Today Matchan, Neil W wrote:

> I'm trying to convert mrtg log files into rrdtool archives and have hit a problem with the conversion.
> I've copied the Windows 2000 mrtg .cfg and .log files to a new directory on my linux machine, added the "LogFormat:rrdtool" directive to the .cfg file and started MRTG.
> MRTG has built the .rrd files as expected but the .rrd files are
> missing their "MAX 300 seconds" archives, so I don't have any
> 'max 5 minute data' that I can plot. ("AVERAGE 300 seconds"
> archives seem to be ok).


Max 300 is equivalent to Avg 300, as mrtg is looking at data every
300 seconds anyway ... having an extra 300 sec RRA makes no sense

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