[SOLVED]Graph timespan and rrd/preset/profile

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eholz1
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[SOLVED]Graph timespan and rrd/preset/profile

#1 Post by eholz1 » Wed May 29, 2019 12:47 pm

Hello All,
I am using cacti-1.1.38. I have a question on graphing. We are getting graphs as we should, etc.
I have a custom preset for 30 sec polling. The graph under Management,Devices, device xxx, Graph List seems to have an expanded
timespan, as if it was expanded in the Graphs/tree section. This is data from a cisco router.
Here is a sample:
cacti_graph_timespan.JPG
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Any ideas on this?

Thanks
eholz1
Last edited by eholz1 on Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:37 pm, edited 1 time in total.

eholz1
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Re: Graph timespan and rrd/preset/profile

#2 Post by eholz1 » Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:39 pm

Hello Members,
Hope someone can shed some light on this. I have discovered that this
graphs is based on a different set of templates, the graph template is called "Interface - Traffic"
and the data source template is called "Interface - Traffic", the ds template info mode shows data.
I am using cact--1.1.38 with rrdtool 1.7.0.

I thought I had an understanding of the relationship between the device, the graph template, the datasource template,
and the data source profile (aka Preset), but I guess not.
I have some graphs like the one shown here, and others that appear correct like this:
cacit-rsw-graph.JPG
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Any suggestions or tips?
thanks,
eholz1

netniV
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Re: Graph timespan and rrd/preset/profile

#3 Post by netniV » Fri Jun 07, 2019 3:27 pm

Unfortunately, having read most of what you have written, I don't actually know what your problem is.

eholz1
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[SOLVED]Re: Graph timespan and rrd/preset/profile

#4 Post by eholz1 » Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:35 pm

Hello netniV,

Hmmm. Well I do. Figured it out. It has to do with who added the device, and what
dataprofile they selected and what interface template they chose. The graph that the manager likes
is a graph that was created long ago, with different template and preset.

So I tricked the manager, deleted the graph, deleted the rrd file, used the appropriate templates and preset.
All is well.

One thing I have learned about cacti (and continue to learn) is the combination of preset (aka Data Profile), Interface template, and datasource template,
is that once created - leave alone.... or start all over.

Thanks for the reply,

eholz1

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