[ntp:questions] Graphing

Richard B. Gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Wed Nov 29 13:06:37 UTC 2006


Jon wrote:

> I've recently become a 'timekeeper'.  Keeping a long story short, I'm
> wondering how I can graph NTPD requests.  I've not done much graphing
> beyond Cacti and NTOP, however I'm wondering about RRD and graphing
> just NTP.  Any info would be great.
> 
> Jon
> epoch.linuxgeneration.org
> 

I've used GnuPlot.  It's freely available and will build and run on just 
about anything and supports most output devices.  It never occurred to 
me that "requests" could be graphed and, indeed, I'm not sure what you 
mean by it but if you can express it numerically, it can be graphed somehow.




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