[collectd] Regarding Interface Plugin Metrics Data
mahendra.kutare at gmail.com
Mon Aug 10 16:25:33 CEST 2009
Thank your very much. It saved so much time.
On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 9:47 AM, Sebastian Harl <sh at tokkee.org> wrote:
> Hi Mahendra,
> On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 09:40:04AM -0400, Mahendra Kutare wrote:
> > Can someone please explain if the UNITs in if_octets_* are in Bits/sec or
> > Bytes/sec ?
> The latter.
> > I see the name of the file as if_octets_* and that tells me its 8bits
> > counted so Bytes/sec but I see the plugin documentation -
> > http://collectd.org/wiki/index.php/Plugin:Interface
> > and there is a graph which marks UNITs in Bites/sec ? So which one is it
> collection.cgi / collection3 (the example graphing scripts shipped in
> contrib/) multiple the value stored in the RRD file with 8 before
> graphing it. So, while the values that are collected and stored
> represent bytes, those scripts "convert" them to bits before graphing.
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