RRDtool - How to change data source name

To change data source name you need to check its current value and then issue rrdtool command.

You can check data source (DS) name using commands:

$ rrdtool info graph_memory.rrd  | grep ^ds | sed 's/.*\[\(.*\)\].*/\1/g' | uniq
$ rrdtool dump graph_memory.rrd | grep name

To change data source name from memFree to memoryFree issue command:

$ rrdtool tune graph_memory.rrd -r memFree:memoryFree
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