[rrd-users] Re: Local time zone
Alex van den Bogaerdt
alex at ergens.op.het.net
Sun Nov 23 15:22:51 MET 2003
On Sun, Nov 23, 2003 at 03:16:43PM +0100, Robert Heber wrote:
> > Perhaps the updating process doesn't work as desired.
> I'm sure about it. This process is named "flowscan"
> and it fills my rrdfiles with wrong values.
Then go find out why flowscan is generating wrong timestamps.
Perhaps flowscan is using the wrong timezone.
> This might be the true and explanation, but I do not get why rrdtool
> have to translate this time from local to UTC.
That's just how it works. Just accept it as a given. ALL times are
UTC, that's why there usually are no problems. Only when one process
(such as flowscan) is using a wrong timezone, this mechanism fails.
> > Search for differences in your environment when a job is started
> > from cron vs. an interactive prompt. I bet you'll find a difference.
> There is no difference -
Then keep searching. There has to be a wrong setting somewhere, or else
the rest of the world would have the same problems as you have. They don't.
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