Grafana dashboard visualizes PCP archives, not hosts

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  • In grafana the data source gets named after the pcp archive name. For example: pmlogger-2F-hostname-2E-domain-2E-domain-2F-date-meta.
  • Beside the less than ideal naming scheme, grafana displays every data source (pcp archive) with different colors.
  • How to avoid color changes in grafana long term visualisation of pcp archives


  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 7.2
  • Performance Co-Pilot, pcp-webapp

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