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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Aggregate Disks in Collectd or Graphite/Grafana

I have multiple nodes, each with multiple disks of the same size. I'd like for either collectd to report a single used/free metric that is the aggregate of these multiple disks construct a grafana ...
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Using collectd and kapacitor - not triggering alerts

I am trying to get kapacitor to trigger an alert based on collectd data in influxdb. Am basing my tick file on the answer in using kapacitor with influxdb and collectd. stream // Select just the cpu ...
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how do i start collectd inside docker?

I am trying to start collectd inside docker and i have tried everything from running command to start collectd in dockerfile to using a script to running service collectd start to using supervisord ...
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grafana / collectd Write Graphite plugin change timestamp

I am using collectd with write_graphite plugin to monitor mysql. I am using EDT on my server and when creating dashboards on grafana I can only use UTC/browser time. I want to know if there is an ...
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elk stack error “unable to fetch mapping do you have indices matching the pattern”

i am trying to setup ELK stack with collectd on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (so pretty much latest version of stack available) kibana is behind nginx proxy (followed this guide https://www.digitalocean.com/...
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How reliable is /sys/class/net/eth0/statistics/rx_bytes for bandwidth statistics?

I found this script at https://github.com/Cosmologist/collectd-network-bandwidth-usage. <Plugin exec> Exec user "/tmp/exec-network-bandwidth-usage.sh" "eth0" </Plugin> It runs a ...
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CPU usage plot in graphana

I am trying to plot CPU usage in Graphana. Collectd gives metric to InfluxDB and I get metric from Influxdb into Graphana. I have tried taking derivative of last value but CPU is in negative. I want ...
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using kapacitor with influxdb and collectd

I'm trying to integrate Kapacitor with our influxdb and collectd setup. However, It doesn't seem to work, and I don't understand why. Collectd and Influxdb are running correctly, and I think ...
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Collectd --> Elasticsearch if remote-host can't connect to central elasticsearch

Goal Central storage and way to analyze performance numbers: cpu load ram usage ... Current strategy I would like to implement a setup like this: collectd logstash elasticsearch kibana Like ...
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Collectd FQDNLookup of localhost not working

I am trying to configure CollectD to report stats using the FQDN of my server. My /etc/hosts file has an entry like this: 127.0.0.1 ip-10.11.12.13 localhost My collectd.conf file has ...
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Collectd dynamic (regex match) “Instance”

I thought I had seen, but subsequently cannot find information on how to use the regex matches in Instance. For example I have an nginx matcher which has the following, I'd like to replace 61: and 111:...
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How to configure namespaced stats using the statsd collectd plugin

I have collectd installed with the statsd plugin, but the metrics it collects don't appear to be properly namespaced. The dotted path name is being joined together with underscores. Here's a quick ...
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How to change grafana units of measurement on Y-axis? [closed]

I am gathering data from servers by collectd and store it in the graphite. I want to use grafana dashboards. I am trying to create visualisation for memory plugin. In graphite I am seeing data in Mb, ...
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How to configure collecd aggregate plugin to aggregate output from IPTable::Plugin?

I have enabled the CollectD:IPTables plugin to track traffic to two different server groups: LoadPlugin iptables <Plugin iptables> Chain "filter" "TRACK_TRAFFIC_SERVER_A" "...
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Can the metrics collected by collectd be given new prefixes?

I am using collectd write_http plugin to send metrics to Librato. The only thing I would like to change is the way the metrics appear in Librato. The metrics (not the sources which can be named in the ...
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Using multiple instances of rrdcached on a single server?

I'm trying to figure out the best way to use rrdcached on a single server for multiple graphing tools. Currently I'm using cacti, observium and collectd on the same server (running CentOS 6.7) that ...
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Collectd CPU plugin doesnt load on OS X

I am running version 5.5.0 collectd on my OS X Server. I can not get collectd to send graphite CPU data. Not really sure why it won't work when it works great on my Ubuntu systems. This was installed ...
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Collectd not sending Postgres stats

I am trying to add postgres stats collection to collectd. I have collectd running on the server running postgres and it is successfully sending the metrics for; cpu, disk, memory, network etc to ...
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How to write collectd aggregation with csv plugin?

I am trying to use collectd to get aggregate cpu values for use in a plugin. I am getting all my other metrics via data collected by the csv plugin, and I want the aggregate cpu there as well. However ...
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Trying to get metircs from collectd with python plugin

I am trying to write a python plugin for collectd that will grab selected metrics and send them as json somewhere else. I have seen a few similar projects such the librato plugin here. However when ...
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collectd snmp Juniper CoS statistics

I'm struggling to derive meaningful metric names out of my collectd configuration for grabbing CoS statistics from some Juniper switches. The <Data> definition looks like this: <Data "...
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collectd won't recognize my python plugin

I am trying to load a super simple plugin I found online as a starting point, and collectd doesn't seem to recognize my python plugin. My conf file has the appropriate lines: <LoadPlugin python>...
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collectd: using dynamic IP for network plugin

I've setting up a server which collects statistics of different other servers. I'm using the network plugin of collectd, so I configured the plugin network by setting up a listener. In my network, I ...
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How to display MongoDB stats in Graphite?

After googling for 2 days with no solution I would like to know if anyone uses Graphite with either CollectD or StatsD to include MongoDB statistics in a dashboard. I was hoping for an up-to-date ...
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Collectd “interface” plugin reporting cumulative value rather than rate

Collectd's interface plugin is supposed to report octets per second and packets per second, as documented here: https://collectd.org/wiki/index.php/Plugin:Interface, but for me, it reports cumulative ...
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collectds network plugin is only sending data every 100 seconds

I've been banging my head against a wall with this for the last couple of hours, so I have resorted to ask you guys here. I've got one collectd instance that is set up to take statsd metrics and use ...
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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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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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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: 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 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 DSType),...
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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 documentation(http://graphite....
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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 SNMP,...
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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 r6/mysql-wormly_shm/mysql_commands-...
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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 ...