[Orca-users] Orcallator hourly but on a specific time in the pass

Peter Shattuck pshattuck4 at hotmail.com
Mon Apr 18 15:21:37 PDT 2005

Yes please do share :)

Peter Shattuck

>From: "Stoltzfus, Mark (HQP)" <Mark.Stoltzfus at rhi.com>
>To: orca-users at orcaware.com
>Subject: RE: [Orca-users] Orcallator hourly but on a specific time in the 
>Date: Mon, 18 Apr 2005 08:35:40 -0700
>      I do this kind of thing all the time, but I just set up a different
>config file (I call it "granulator.cfg"), pull the orcallator file from
>whatever day I need, put it into a different collector/rrd directory
>hierarchy that the new config file points to, and vim out all the data
>that I don't want from the orcallator data file.  Then I just run orca
>-o pointing to that new structure, making sure to remove any rrd files
>from previous runs.  Works like a charm.  I also enable hourly plots
>when doing this, since I only do daily plots in my regular config.
>      I've been thinking about writing a script to automate this process,
>since I do it so often.  It takes all of five minutes, but I'm sure I
>can do better :)  If I come up with something, I'll share it with the
>-----Original Message-----
>khahn.nguyen_le_xuan at bell.ca wrote:
> > Anyone know how to set up orcallator to have it hourly but at a
> > time
> >
> > Example: I want to see a hourly graph of yesterday on CPU from 1PM to
>Here's one way.  Have orcallator collect data all the time.  Run a
>cronjob at 2:30 to run orca with the -o command line option to run it
>only once through the data.  If you need to keep this particular
>snapshot, then after orca completes, make a copy of the directory with
>today's date in the directory name.
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