Home » Categories » Multiple Categories

Nagios XI - Mass Delete Old RRD Files

Mass Delete Old RRD Files

This KB article will show you how to run a script to delete all RRDs (and their respective XML files) under /usr/local/nagios/share/perfdata that have not been written to in 5 days, that also includes hosts/services that have been DOWN for more than 5 days, please be aware of that limitation.

 

Steps

Establish a terminal session to your Nagios XI server as the root user.

Execute the following commands:

cd /tmp
wget https://assets.nagios.com/downloads/nagiosxi/scripts/delete_old_rrds.sh
sh delete_old_rrds.sh

 

You will be prompted to confirm that you want to proceed. Once you answer yes the script will output all the files it deletes onto the screen. If you are using an SSH terminal session through a program like Putty you may need to increase your output buffer to see all of the results as there may be a lot of output.

 

 

Final Thoughts

For any support related questions please visit the Nagios Support Forums at:

http://support.nagios.com/forum/

1 (1)
Article Rating (1 Votes)
Rate this article
  • Icon PDFExport to PDF
  • Icon MS-WordExport to MS Word
Attachments Attachments
There are no attachments for this article.
Related Articles RSS Feed
Nagios XI - Automated Host Management In Nagios XI
Viewed 1395 times since Wed, Jan 27, 2016
Nagios XI - Resizing the VM Disk Size
Viewed 2523 times since Thu, Jan 28, 2016
Nagios Core - SNMP Explained - NWC15
Viewed 3081 times since Mon, Feb 8, 2016
Nagios XI - Setup Nagios XI to Send SMS Alerts
Viewed 1948 times since Thu, Jan 28, 2016
Nagios XI - mysql_error out of range value for column
Viewed 1315 times since Tue, Aug 14, 2018
Nagios Core - Understanding retention.dat and modified_attributes
Viewed 2860 times since Fri, Jul 15, 2016
Nagios XI - Understanding the Nagios XI Directory Structure
Viewed 1504 times since Thu, Jan 28, 2016
Nagios XI - SNMP Trap Hardening
Viewed 3285 times since Tue, Nov 6, 2018
Nagios XI - Using Web SSH Terminal
Viewed 1576 times since Wed, Jan 27, 2016
Nagios XI - Exporting the Config Database
Viewed 2129 times since Wed, Jan 27, 2016