[rrd-users] Re: reasonable maximums
Dan Mahoney, System Admin
danm at prime.gushi.org
Thu Jan 1 08:34:23 MET 2004
On Thu, 1 Jan 2004, Jeff Rodriguez wrote:
> Personally, I don't see why you'd specify a maximum. You can put a minimum
> of 0, that's fine unless your interfaces plan on reversing somehow ;)
Because a bad update forced my graphs into the P range (I can only assume
that's pedabytes?, and since there's no easy way to edit an RRD database,
I want input validation, dammit!
> Why bother when you don't have to?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Dan Mahoney, System Admin" <danm at prime.gushi.org>
> To: <rrd-users at list.ee.ethz.ch>
> Sent: Thursday, January 01, 2004 00:14
> Subject: [rrd-users] reasonable maximums
> > Hi, I was unsure of how my graphs would be built initially, as I'm
> > monitoring ipfw rules with a theoretical limit of 100 megs (although in
> > theory the loopback can go faster, we'll assume it won't).
> > It probably doesn't matter, but my counters return bytes, but the standard
> > seems to be bits, so I'm multiplying the data * 8.
> > With this in mind, what should I set my maximum as? Is it as simple as
> > 100 * 1024 * 1024 (104857600) or am I missing something that'll bite me
> > in the behind later?
> > Thanks, and happy new year.
> > -Dan Mahoney
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