[rrd-users] Re: Meaning of time with gauge not well-defined indocs

PAUL WILLIAMSON pwilliamson at mandtbank.com
Wed Dec 28 15:04:06 MET 2005

>>> <Shailesh_A at intelenetglobal.com> 12/28/05 8:38 AM >>>
> Hi All,
> Can anybody guide me to a link or a document which specifies 
> how to read the log file created by MRTG to display the 
> monitored data which is available on the graphs plotted by 

Are you using RRDTool or regular MRTG without RRDTool integration?
You mention log files, but RRDTool doesn't create log files, it creates

rrd files.

> My company is using MRTG and we want to pick up only specific 
> data from MRTG and store it in an MS Excel sheet.
> For this purpose I want to write a small program which can do 
> the same.
> Can anybody guide me on this as well?

Sure.  Just in case you meant MRTG with regular log files:


For an explanation of RRDTool rrd files, rrdfetch is probably what
looking for:



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