[rrd-users] Data Source Name - 19 character limitation

Fabien Wernli wernli at in2p3.fr
Wed Nov 21 09:37:39 CET 2007

On Tue, Nov 20, 2007 at 05:06:19PM -0000, Clint Cronwright - Jacarta wrote:
> The reason I ask is that I support an SNMP device, this device has some very
> long element names within the MIB, 30+ characters, and I am being told that
> this can not be used with RRDTool as the Data Source Names can only be 19
> characters long.

DSs in rrdtool can be whatever you like them to be. The names stored in the
RRD file are the ones you choose when creating it. The application gathering
the values and pushing them to rrdupdate just need to be in the same order
(if you don't specify templates).

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