[rrd-users] rrd insert problem

Simon Hobson linux at thehobsons.co.uk
Tue Jun 3 16:38:29 CEST 2008

mobi wrote:

>i have a problem in my rrd, the problem started a few days ago.
>the symptom i see in the log of my bash script is that i insert the correct
>value into the rrd file like that:
>/usr/local/rrd/bin/rrdtool update /usr/local/rrd/db/host1/test.rrd N:1239
>and i get no error on insert, but when i look in the graph or dump the rrd
>file, i see a different lower value.
>this also doesnt happen all the time, but only some time with no pattern.
>anyone has a clue what can it be ?

It's not a problem, it's a feature !

Go to http://www.vandenbogaerdt.nl/rrdtool/ and follow the link 
called "Rates, normalizing and consolidating"

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