collectd is a high definition,plugin based, performance and statistics monitor/collector for networks. It runs on linux and solaris systems.

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Using collectd with Python 3

I'd like to use the Python 3 interpreter within collectd, but there's no (documented) option to set the path or the version of the interpreter, and it defaults to the Python 2 interpreter that's also ...
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Logstash/collectd buffer to files on network fault

I have read this: http://logstash.net/docs/1.4.2/life-of-an-event An example setup: collectd ( on local machine ) ----[via UDP]---> logstash (on local machine) ---[via elasticsearch output ...
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New data source in collectd

Collectd has different data source types like Gauge, Derive, Counter and Absolute. Lets take derive data source type. It basically gives rate of change. i.e (new_value - old_value ) / (new_time - ...
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Sharing Collectd data with Apache on CentOS (SELinux)

My CentOS 7 VPS has SELinux enabled and is monitored by Collectd. It uses rrdtool to log the reported data. Pommi released a great solution that made me able to review all data on a webpage called CGP ...
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Collectd types.db save unix epoch time

I am trying to save unix epoch time to collectd and get it out with command: collectctl getval servername/stime/execstime The output I get is showed like this: value=9.998742e-01 The type I am ...
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How can I get the CPU usage for a given process out of collectd?

I'm running multiple ubuntu (precise) boxes & I've got collectd pushing data up to a central logstash box, which is then sending it to carbon (graphite). I'm running the processes plugin for ...
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Bash convert character in variable

I am writing a collectd nagios custom check script in bash. The problem I am having is that nagios shows hostnames as host.name.domain but collectd holds WSP files as host_name_domain. My question is ...
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Graphite not accepting data from collectd

I am currently having an issue with getting collectd 5.4.0 to work with graphite/carbon. I am currently using the write_graphite plugin with collectd with the following configuration: <Plugin ...
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Collectd write_graphite plugin - multiple/different prefixes?

I'm using collectd with the snmp and write_graphite plugins. I want certain metrics to go to Graphite with prefix A, and others to go with prefix B, to keep the data in Graphite/Whisper organized. ...
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Collectd notify_email Plugin Not Working On Ubuntu 14.04

I'm attempting to set up e-mail notifications using collectd and the threshold / notify_email plugins. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, attempting to relay e-mails through Amazon SES. Relevant package ...
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Collectd / Tail Plugin for Postfix shows Incorrect Numbers

I am using collectd 5.4.0 with CGP 0.4.1 on a freshly installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. All default settings work as expected and charts are being generated. To track Mails being sent from the Server, in ...
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collectd: Do I need the same plugins on client and server?

If I'm using multiple clients that connect to one server to send stats from collectd do I need to enable on server the same plugins that are enabled on client? Or is the data already processed and ...
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collectd: ping plugin fail randomly on medium/high number of hosts

I am trying to use collectd to monitor ping time and interface traffic of upwards of a 150 hosts, using the snmp and ping plugins (nodes are mostly routers). The servers reads stats (ping/snmp) and ...
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How do update collectd when adding plugins that are not included by default?

I was reading that in the collectd config file, those plugins that have a double comment on them e.g. ## versus # it means that those plugins are not included in the binary by default. How exactly do ...
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How to get rrdcached configured for collectd on CentOS 6.4?

I am trying to build collectd 5.2 on CentOS 6.4. I am unable to configure it with rrdcached. I have installd rrdtool-devel and related packages. Googling did not reveal anything which works. Any ...
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How do I get the Graphite webapp to (re)read what's currently coming from collectd?

I have collectd running the tail plugin and writing data out using the write_graphite plugin (via carbon). This seems to work. If I then change the tail plugin config (e.g. change the Regex or ...
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Need sflow, ceilometer or healthmon output files

I am currently working on a mini-project in my college. It is a billing module for an openstack based private cloud. I need to read the usage from database which stores the amount of resources used ...
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Collectd Network plugins didn't open listening port

I tried to send the monitoring data to my centralized collectd and found this error in the log [2013-08-09 07:04:22] bind: Cannot assign requested address [2013-08-09 07:04:22] network plugin: ...
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How do StatsD and CollectD relate?

How do StatsD and CollectD relate? Is StatsD and alternative to CollectD Is StatsD used to aggregate metrics coming from CollectD (and possibly other tools) something else entirely. If so what?
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is Sensu a replacement for both CollectD and Nagios?

Trying to get my facts straight here. Is Sensu (pretty new kid on the block) meant to be a replacement for both the following?: Nagios (monitoring & alerting) collectD (feeding info to Nagios ...
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Graphite edit dashboard

I installed collectd, graphite(0.9.10), carbon and whisper on a debian box. Graphite displays the captured data correctly and I can build a dashboard with it. The ...
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collectd stores NaN instead of correct value in ubuntu 12.04

I installed collectd using sudo apt-get install collectd on my ubuntu 12.04, but it just collect NaN values in the rrd files. for example for file named memory-used.rrd this is the values it saved. ...
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What is the correct way to log PHP script's execution time and memory usage?

I want to monitor the execution time and memory usage for my web application running on Nginx + FPM. To that end, I am generating execution time and memory data in the page footer. I can also insert ...
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Is there a way to collect WMI or WBEM/CIM data with Collectd?

I've got an Ubuntu server running statsd, collectd and Graphite. I'm looking to collect data from Windows servers via WMI. I don't see an official plugin for WMI or WBEM/CIM on Collectd's web site. Is ...
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Graphite SNMP Counter transforms

I'm using graphite version 0.9.10 to read ifHCInOctets and ifHCOutOctets, which I'm polling with the collectd snmp and graphite_write plugins; I'm using collectd version 5.1.0. Data arrives into ...
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Collectd and graphite imports data every 5 minutes, rather than 1 minute

I'm a bit new to graphite, so bear with me on this. I'm looking into alternatives for a large and fairly unwieldy cacti installation, so I've been playing with graphite. We pull a lot of data via ...
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How to get the number of mysql updates per second with collectd?

The man page for the mysql plugin states that the values are per second, but I've set up an HTTP server for the write_http plugin and I receive strings like PUTVAL ...
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Monitor Solr statistics with collectd

We use collectd to collect most of our statistics about our servers and services running on them. Right now we are trying to get a unified monitoring system up with the same front end for all our ...
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collectd:Monitoring server not showing clients

I have setup a monitoring server with the following setup. <Plugin network> Listen "0.0.0.0" "25826" </Plugin> Now my clients are sending data to the monitoring server(verified through ...
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Nginx + PHP-FPM Benchmarking with JMeter - Spikes

The setup is EC2 Micro instance Nginx 1.0.0.5 with FPM PHP 5.2.17 with CGI App connects to MySQL on RDS Collectd for monitoring JMeter is used on other servers on same EC2 region (so latency is ...
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collectd does not work

I have installed collectd-5.0.0 on Fedora12 server and would like to run its service for receiving data from clients. I have enabled network plugin and rddtool plugin as commented: collectd.conf in ...
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collectd plugins installation?

I'm starting to configure collectd, but the main problem I got is that when I load the Network plugin it says next: Could not find plugin network. Found a configuration for the `network' plugin, ...
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Collectd agent, Munin master

For monitoring and graphing of servers and services, I would like to make a setup where collectd is the agent, collecting the data on the server, and munin is on the monitoring server, collecting the ...
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Collectd retrieving only NaN on Xen dom0

For some reason Collectd works fine on all my virtual servers, but on the dom0 of my Xen setup it keeps returning a value of NaN, I have checked the RRD files and it seems somehow all plugins are ...
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How to make a POST request using the Collectd curl plugin?

How do I make a post request using the curl plugin? I see no option where I can specify the post data, or the type of request. Is it even possible with the plugin, or is there an alternative plugin I ...
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managing size of collectd directory

Hey All, I currently have collectd running on several servers, though the size of the stored statistics is getting a bit unmanageable. I'm relatively new to collectd, though having looked through the ...
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dyld: lazy symbol binding failed

I'm trying to use collectd on an OSX 10.6 Server (Snow Leopard) building the binaries from scratch works fine and nothing fails, but upon actually trying to run collectd I repeatedly recieve this ...
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How to combine RRD files to an overview graph? (rrdtool, collectd)

I have collect runnings which puts performancedate like cpu usage oder network bandwith into rrd files. My problem is, that i have a single file for each node in the cluster. How can I get an ...
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Collectd running but not collecting anything?

This is only my third installation of collectd. Previous two went without a hitch. However, on this server (Centos 5.3) it starts and collects absolutely nothing. Directory where it should be ...
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Collectd+drraw meanings of Min, Avr, Max, Last

I am setting up a Collectd server along with drraw. When I go to graph out a data source I am asked to select "min, avr, max" and "last" I take that the last option is the LATEST data point (but it's ...