[rrd-users] Do RRD files grow?

Alex van den Bogaerdt alex at vandenbogaerdt.nl
Thu Jun 19 21:34:34 CEST 2014

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kevin Stewart" <kstewart at vaonet.com>
To: <rrd-users at lists.oetiker.ch>
Sent: Thursday, June 19, 2014 6:32 PM
Subject: Re: [rrd-users] Do RRD files grow?

> When I say tune, I mean utilizing rrdtune and rrdresize to affect
> changes to the RRD file. I suspected the file was fixed, but wanted a
> little bit more assurance. Thanks for the response.

rrdtool resize will alter the size, shrink or grow. This will happen when 
you run the command, after which you will get a static size again.
rrdtool tune will not alter the size. It tunes parameters within the file.


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