[Orca-users] Re: Adding Removing graphs and plots

Blair Zajac blair at orcaware.com
Tue Apr 23 11:00:52 PDT 2002

Darren Dunham wrote:
> > > I have Orca running successfully on my test systems and want to get rid of
> > > the plots and html graphs for NFS stuff as we dont use it as well as all the
> > > graphs and plots that are web related. I tried to comment out the plots in
> > > the orcallator.cfg file and it works as far as not showing the NFS/Web
> > > graphs etc when it rebuilds the index.html file but produces a lot of errors
> > > into the orca.log file such as below. Is it a just a matter of commenting
> > > out the plots in the orcallator.cfg or do I need to do something else.
> >
> > I think it'd be cleaner to remove those measurements from the SE generated
> > data, so that Orca never even had to deal with it.  Don't define WATCH_WEB
> > in the startup script (in /etc/init.d), and remove the WATCH_NFS stuff in
> > orcallator.se (you could remove the WATCH_HTTPD and WATCH_WEB in
> > orcallator.se too).
> Maybe, but the RRDs already have the data.  If you leave it in the .cfg,
> then orca will still spend time creating new PNGs and HTML files from
> the old data.

Orca will (should) only create those PNGs and HTMLs from plots that are
listed in the orcallator.cfg file.  It should ignore any other RRD files
that are in its directories.


> Removing the plots from the .cfg shouldn't be a problem.  I don't know
> what's going on with the OP, but I routinely trim at .cfg for speed and
> better presentation of data, but leave all the data in the orcallator
> files so I can go back and graph if I need to.  The only thing I've done
> is comment out the plot sections.  I don't get the errors reported.

Blair Zajac <blair at orcaware.com>
Web and OS performance plots - http://www.orcaware.com/orca/

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