[rrd-users] extract command line options used to create an RRD file

Tobias Oetiker tobi at oetiker.ch
Sat Jul 3 00:16:20 CEST 2010

Hi Andy,

Yesterday AndyUKG wrote:

> Hi,
>   How can I check, or recreate, the command line options used to create a
> given RRD file? I want to be able to check against an RRD file(s) and send
> that data to another server running a different CPU architecture and be able
> to create the RRDs on the second server identically to the originals. Any
> ideas? Do I have to parse the output of rrdtool info, or is there a more
> direct way to achieve this?

using rrdtool info is the way to go ... have a look at smokeping,
it contains a perl module that does what you want.


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