[Orca-users] Re: Daily statistics

Blair Zajac blair at orcaware.com
Wed Jun 26 12:00:53 PDT 2002

dmitryb17 wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a couple of questions.
> First, how can I control for how long Orca would keep my data (I
> think I saw this being mentioned somewhere, but can't find it any
> longer)?

The source data files or the data stored in the RRD files?

> Second, how are monthly and yearly averages being calculating? Are
> they constantly updated with new data?

They use just a simple average of the measured data.

> Third, (this is probably tricky), is there a way to have Orca create
> and keep daily graphs for many different days? I need to be able to
> go back a few months to any day and see the graph. In general, is
> there a way to control how daily, monthly, etc. graphs are being
> generated.

You can set up a cron job to copy the html directory every day at
midnight.  In contrib/rotate_orca_graphs/ is a script you can use
to help automate this process.


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

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