[rrd-users] rrdtool CREATE - invalid argument

Pablo Sanchez pablo at blueoakdb.com
Thu Feb 8 20:48:10 CET 2018

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On Thu, 8 Feb 2018 20:45:16 +0100, Petr Lázňovský wrote:

> What is wrong with such command? Getting message: ERROR: creating 'Z\:\rrdfiles\data\actual\': Invalid argument
> "C:\Inetpub\wwwroot\monitoring\utilities\rrdtool\rrdtool.exe" create "Z\:\rrdfiles\data\actual\" DS:min:GAUGE:600:U:50 DS:avg:GAUGE:600:U:100 DS:max:GAUGE:600:U:200 DS:loss:GAUGE:600:U:101 DS:traf1:COUNTER:600:U:100000000 DS:traf2:COUNTER:600:U:100000000 DS:uptime:GAUGE:600:U:99999  DS:dis:GAUGE:600:U:999999 DS:signal:GAUGE:600:U:100 DS:mcs:GAUGE:600:U:32 DS:txsector:GAUGE:600:U:100 DS:rxsector:GAUGE:600:U:100 RRA:AVERAGE:0.5:1:200000 RRA:AVERAGE:0.5:5:300000

Hi Petr,

It appears you're on Windows (...\rrdtool.exe).  Don't you have an extra 
'\' after the drive letter (Z)?

Instead of:  Z\:\rrdfiles\...'

Should be:  Z:\rrdfiles\...'


Pablo Sanchez - Blueoak Database Engineering, Inc
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