[hobbit] Big Bro TO Hobbit

Smith, Jim JMSmith at stvincenthealth.com
Mon Dec 19 15:34:45 CET 2005

Thanks!  I saw those commands in the docs but it sounded too easy.  I'll give it a whirl.

-----Original Message-----
From: Frédéric Mangeant [mailto:frederic.mangeant at steria.com] 
Sent: Monday, December 19, 2005 8:33 AM
To: hobbit at hswn.dk
Subject: Re: [hobbit] Big Bro TO Hobbit

Smith, Jim a écrit :
> *Greetings!*
> ** 
> *I'm upgrading from Big Brother to Hobbit after over 3 years on the 
> old beast.  The problem I'm having is moving the 'rrd' files from 
> Solaris to AIX.  It isn't just the naming convention...the file 
> structure itself is apparently different.  Has anyone done this or do 
> I have to over-heat my brain trying to figure it out myself?  <grin>*
> ** 
> *This is probably a question for the the 'rrdtool' folks, but since 
> many people have upgrade from BB to Hobbit I thought this might be a 
> good place to start.*
> **

Hi Jim

you'll have to dump / restore your RRD databases, something like this :

$ rrdtool dump foo.rrd > foo.xml
(on the Solaris box)

$ rrdtool restore foo.xml foo.rrd
(on the AIX box)


Frédéric Mangeant

Steria EDC Sophia-Antipolis

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