[rrd-users] plot question: cpu utilization, 60-80% yellow, 80-100% red

Alex van den Bogaerdt alex at vandenbogaerdt.nl
Sat Jun 26 11:59:25 CEST 2010

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Subject: [rrd-users] plot question: cpu utilization, 60-80% yellow,80-100% 

> Hi,
> Apologies if this has been asked previously: how can
> I mark always on my plots 2 AREAs between 60-80% as
> light yellow and between 80-100% as say red...

If you want to color the data itself, see the tutorial. Look for overspeed.
If you want to color the background, just paint an area, stack an area and 
stack another one.

> I want the plot to always have these AREAS defined even if
> data is , say 10% as utilisation.

You already are using --upper-limit 100
Combine with --rigid if you want to make sure it never shows more than 100.


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