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RRDTool hangs when updating a rra

I have a strange issue with 2 rra files, each time I try to update them rrdtool update never finishes. This is the definition of one of RRA files: /usr/bin/rrdtool create \ ...
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Can cacti display some TEXT output from mib at my graph?

My switch can check if there is an SFP connector present in its ports and their respective link status. I want to display this information in Cacti graphs for each interface of my switch. The switch ...
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Using MAXNAN to aid aggregrating multiple rrd databases

I have multiple RRD databases each with incomplete data about the availability of a service as observed from different locations. They just record 100 if the service is up, or 0 if it is down. I want ...
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rrdtool graph not updating file

my cati is executing the following command but it is not updating the file /usr/bin/rrdtool graph - --imgformat=PNG --start=1424095759 --end=14241101500 --title='License feature ECHOS (36)' ...
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rrdtool: illegal attempt to update

I'm attempting to read "historical" data from a text file and store in rrdtool to graph later. I have created a new (empty) rrd database with $ rrdtool create monitor_db.rrd --step 900 ...
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Text in munin graphs corrupted

I'm having a problem in one of my servers, where munin is not able to write the text that accompanies each graph correctly. It is written as random squares, but I haven't found anything in the logs ...
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Howto prevent ntopng causing out of disk space and inodes?

I've been trying the ntopng software from http://www.ntop.org/get-started/download on a CentOS box at work to monitor what is happening on our network. The problem I'm having is that I can't find any ...
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how to remove “&hide-hf=false” query string in ganglia

for some reason my ganglia instance adds "&hide-hf=false" into the url query string when I drill down into any cluster or host, and the page loads blank. removing it allows the page to load ...
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rrdgraph generation fails on high IO load

We have a 4 core CPU production system which does a lot of cronjobs , having constant proc queue and an usual load of ~1.5. During night time we do some IO intensive stuff with postgres. We generate ...
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rrddtool unknown_sec 7 and no vaules in rrd file

I am stuck at this from 2 days.I have used rrdtool before with success. This one I just can't fix so far. I have created a rrd file, rrdtool create /var/www/cacti/rra/LUN372.rrd \ -s 300 \ ...
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No package rrdtool-perl available

On a CentOS release 5.10 (Final) I am trying to install rrdtool to get RRDs.pm but I have no luck. yum install rrdtool-perl Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * ...
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Cacti - Check plist file

I followed this guide to get Cacti up and running. http://10100.org/blog/how-to-install-cacti-on-osx-server-109 Everything is good up until I had to create cacti.plist to configure the poller. In ...
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What controls the Y-axis of data drawn into graphs?

I've recently set up Nagios for a client and have been wondering about some of the graphs we get out of NagioGrapher. For example, all systems use the same graph configuration for their physical ...
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Why are my GPRINT directives not being drawn into my graphs?

I'm using NagiosGrapher 1.7.1 with our Nagios installation. We're using the packages from the official Debian repositories. The graphs I've been building work fine so far, except for any GPRINT ...
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cacti returning empty graphs, showing only “nan”

I installed cacti on a separate user account, on a server running WHM/CPanel. RRDTool and snmpwalk are both installed correctly and when running the poller.php through the user "cacti" (not root), I ...
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Load Average Graph Values in pnp4nagios less than 1.0 denoted by a value “m”

In the graphs generated by pnp4nagios that track server load averages, if the load is less than 1.0, the value is represented by a number in the hundreds denoted by the letter "m". What does the "m" ...
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Aggregating more than two RRDs in RRDGraph returns empty graph

I am using rrd graph to manually generate a graph of aggregated data, based on RRDs that were collected via PNP4Nagios. My issue is that when I try and aggregate more than two sources, I get a blank ...
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tune rrd to increase step and heartbeat (x2)

I've got a bunch of rrds being updated every 5min step = 300 ds[ExeTime].minimal_heartbeat = 600 I need to change this to every 15min. rrdtool tune allows me to change the heartbeat but not the ...
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Cacti's Realtime plugin graphs fine no RRAs written

Got a Cacti instance (CactiEZ with cacti 088a) where I successfully graph with number of bespoke data template and corresponding graph template. Theres one specific however case where the RRAs are ...
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Multiple hosts in the same cacti graph?

I can make this graph on the command prompt using the rrdtool but I cannot make it in Cacti front end as I cannot get the two defs pointing to the two different rrd files. Is this even possible? ...
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How can I get Maximum value on Cacti Graph ?

I wonder how can I can retrieve from Command-line the max value on Cacti graph to an integer on a bash shell script. I tried with the following command: rrdtool graph - \ --start=1380874818 \ ...
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How to change the amount of data stored in pnp4nagios?

I installed pnp4nagios and all is fine, just want change a conf but not know how. Here one can read Using the defaults allows to store the data with a resolution of one minute for the last two ...
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gmetric data submitted doesn't follow dmax value

I have a custom script that is querying a metric port for an application that I'm running and submitting parsed values to ganglia via gmetric. The script runs every minute, so I submit the data to ...
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Graph data in ganglia that is only received periodically without zeroing out

I'm wondering how to fix graphing gaps in a custom metric for my companies application that we retreive every five minutes via cronjob. The cronjob collects the data and puts it into rrds and sends to ...
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munin / rrdtool how to create graph with Y axis has different down and up scales?

It is possible to tell MUMIN plugin draw graph with different up and down Y axis scales? I looked for this on Internet but found nothing. I read mumin docs, but this points to RRDtool docs. In last ...
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collectd stores NaN instead of correct value in ubuntu 12.04

I installed collectd using sudo apt-get install collectd on my ubuntu 12.04, but it just collect NaN values in the rrd files. for example for file named memory-used.rrd this is the values it saved. ...
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How to export munin raw data to CSV?

I'm monitoring my Debian GNU/Linux server with Munin monitoring software. I was wondering whether I could export the raw data used to generate Munin charts? I want to do some in-depth statistical ...
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clever way to update iptables firewall without clearing the counters

can I somehow reload firewall rules using iptables-save definition, without clearing the current runtime version counters? I want some way to only add and remove different rules and keep the old ones ...
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RRD pdp status value

Can someone explain to me the ds[fan_speed].value field in this RRD? rrdtool info gives: rrd_version = "0003" step = 300 last_update = 1360341382 ds[fan_speed].type = "GAUGE" ...
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Graphing data in munin, need to ignore already seen values

I am trying to graph how many ms a REST command is taking. The command is issued many times a minute. Here is the plugin that I wrote: #!/bin/bash # # Collect stats for the timing of ...
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Restore min/avg/max graphs in Munin 2

I just migrated from Munin 1.4 to Munin 2.0.6 on Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS. The weekly graphs no longer show min/max values, only the avg. How do i get those back? Thanks Maciej
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cacti : Terminology about ups, room temperature etc

We use cacti for graphing lots of metrics : Windows server related metrics go under a branch called "windows". Unix, Linux and storage metrics go under a branch called "Unix". Switch, firewalls, ...
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Is Ganglia's RRD module a bottleneck?

I want to monitor a LOT of metrics on a lot of machines, and from Graphite website, I noticed that ganglia's RRD compoent probably impose scalability issue from the following FAQ explaining why ...
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How to migrate all Cacti devices from 5 minute polls to 1 minute polls?

I have just taken over a Cacti server and am having a nightmare moving from 5 minute polls to 1 minute polls. So far, I have changed the data template along with the Step (from 300 down to 60) and ...
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Move Munin on new server with old data

I have to move my Munin instance on new server. I've installed from package (Debian) Munin 2.x. All was fine, but ... I copied /var/lib/munin to new server. But after updating munin overwrite old data ...
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Cacti is ignoring hash marks in interface aliases

I'm attempting to set up Cacti to monitor a router's interfaces, and I'm having trouble getting the graph templates to show the information that I'd like. Our interface configuration looks like ...
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nTop RRD file architecture

I have a gig of nTop RRD files and I would like to start graphing them with rrdtool (but not with nTop, since I'm hoping to do this with a separate backup of the database as workaround to the ...
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nTop Graphing Scripts

I would like to graph the RRD files that nTop creates, but I don't want to re-invent the wheel. What I Know There is an API for nTop that involves python. I have read the details of it yet. I know ...
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How to chart a per minute figure from an incrementing number in Munin

I've got a database number that increments in real time with certain page views. I want to make a Munin chart which charts not the total, but how it's changed from minute to minute. I know it's ...
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Graphing increase in value in cacti

I have a data source which returns the number of messages sent since startup. I want to be able to graph this, but I'm unsure of the best way. What I'm thinking is graphing the increase in messages ...
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Calculate average of every 5 samples with rrdtool or other languages

I want to make an average of 5 samples and calculate a single value: Current output - I put resolution of 5 minutes but receive 5 samples: $ rrdtool fetch file.rrd AVERAGE -r 300 --start 1200000000 ...
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How to display a graph only for business hours with CACTI?

I have noticed that I can only display an uninterrupted period with CACTI. I am wondering whether is possible or not to make a custom graph which displaying only the business hours during a period (a ...
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RRDtool: Separate and sum datasources with RRD files

I have a .RRD file in with an old statistics and I want to separate one datasource and add to the new statistics. These 2 RRD are in the same format but with different names of datasources and ...
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Cacti rrdtool graph with no values, NaN in .rrd file

Cacti 0.8.7h, with latest RRDTool. I successfully graphed CPU/Interface traffic, but got blank graphs like when it comes to Memory/Temperature monitoring. The problem/bug is actually archived here, ...
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ethernet interface octets and packets

I am trying to make sense of some RRD interface graphs, I am new to this and have searched. What is incoming/outgoing(mbps) if_octets and what the maximum octets an eth0 interface can take? What is ...
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Can nTop process sFlow data to reveal source and destination to be reviewed visually?

I tried rephrasing the question title about five times before arriving on this title. Does nTop have the "built-in facilities" to process sFlow data so that a graph of source and destination of ...
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rrdtool display min max avg in legend

Pardon me but I'm still new to rrd graphing. I've come across lot of graphs where the MIN, MAX and AVG values are displayed alongside the legend labels. How do I create such graphs?
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where documentation of rrddump XML format is?

I am using rrdtools for storing metrics of my server and want to dump this rrd to XML using rrddump command. so documentation of this XML format is needed, where can i find this?
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Removing a spike from RRDTool database

I've got an RRDtool graph that has a huge spike after a reboot. I've tried using the popular removespikes.pl script on it, but just returns a "No peaks found.!". What's the best way to take care of ...
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real time traffic monitoring with rrd

Is there any way to monitor bandwidth in visualization form with RRDTool?