[rrd-users] rrd insert problem

A Darren Dunham ddunham at taos.com
Tue Jun 3 18:12:29 CEST 2008

On Tue, Jun 03, 2008 at 04:33:27PM +0300, Shahar Fleischman wrote:
> After replacing N: with ${now}: I sometimes get this error in the log
> file:
> + /usr/local/rrd/bin/rrdtool update /usr/local/rrd/db/host/file.rrd
> 1212497523:786
> ERROR: illegal attempt to update using time 1212497523 when last update
> time is 1212497523 (minimum one second step)

You can't run multiple updates with the same timestamp.  The error
states that the DB has already received an update with that time, so
another update with the same time is disallowed.

Are you running updates on the order of once a second?


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