[rrd-users] Re: Creating RRD/RRA

Hugo van der Kooij hvdkooij at vanderkooij.org
Wed May 11 23:44:17 MEST 2005

On Wed, 11 May 2005, Mike M wrote:

> > The heartbeat is set to 3600 so you need updates >at_most< 3600
> > seconds apart.
> This should be okay - I'm planning on writing a shell script that runs
> from cron hourly to update the database.  Is there any harm in making
> this a little less, maybe 3300?

If heartbeat < step then values = NaN

At least that is what I have understood for all the time I have been on
the list. So your heartbeat should be larger then your stepsize.


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