[smokeping-users] Permanently store/archive historical data

Paul Mansfield paul.mansfield+smokeping at grapeshot.co.uk
Tue Jan 21 12:16:08 CET 2014

On 21 January 2014 08:12, Victor Rafael Rodriguez Cortés
<vrc.vlm at gmail.com> wrote:
> Changing the IP address is ok for some devices, but others will be simply removed (I will have less devices monitored). One option might be to replace the old IP with i.e. testing would be fast and produce minimum resource utilization and the very low ping times would mark the date of replacement.
> Should I take any special any special care to avoid Smokeping to delete rrd data with more than 400 days?

you could amend the RRD file to change the way old data is combined/smoothed.

it's probably also worth doing an rrd dump archive so that you can
recover the historic data if you need to create a new .RRD file from
it with different settings.

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