[smokeping-users] Some beginner questions

Dez Cadena dez at otenet.gr
Wed Oct 31 14:37:58 CET 2007

Scott Z. wrote:
>> 1. What is the correct way to gracefully shutdown smokeping?
>> I see there is a reload/restart option but not a stop.
I've always used "pkill -9 smokeping"  (not very graceful, I know)
>> 2. I had removed a target from the config and after restarting smokeping
>> it was generating a "missing section" error for that target on the web page.
just reload smokeping CGI's URL, no need to remove anything

>> 3. As I'm still "tweaking" things, do I need to remove already existing 
>> rrd files when changing things such as step and pings for those targets?
well, it's up to you really. Removing the RRDs is better "house 
cleaning" though

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