[collectd] On $Interval differences between hosts

Trent W. Buck twb-mailman-collectd at cyber.com.au
Wed Jun 22 11:29:47 CEST 2011

Sebastian Harl wrote:
> > If I happened to have it the other way around (leaves update each
> > minute, hub updates even ten seconds), I can imagine the thresholds
> > all freaking out (when $Important is set) because they haven't seen an
> > update for five intervals (50s)...
> The timeout used to check for missing values depends on the interval of
> the data-sets as well (see the "Timeout" config option in
> collectd.conf).

Yeah, I saw that bit.  It just wasn't clear in a multi-collectd
scenario, which interval it meant.  I think I get it now, thanks :-)

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