In CentOS 7.2 using yum I installed collectd (collectd.x86_64 0:5.5.2-1.el7) I followed the instruction in the below http://www.tecmint.com/install-collectd-and-collectd-web-to-monitor-server-resources-in-linux/

It looks like it did not create /etc/collectd/collectd.conf folder. has there been a change in centos 7.2 or the collectd package? a third party tool is looking for this folder during installation.

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You can check paths/files belonging to a RPM package by inspecting it:

rpm -ql <package-name> 

will list all files and directories, the additional -c flag will restrict the output to configuration files only.

In rare occasions files and directories are not included as such in the RPM package but created by installation scripts also included in the RPM. You can inspect those scripts with the --scripts option:

rpm -q --scripts <package-name>

If there have been changes in a package the maintainer may have included a description of those changes in the change log:

rpm -q --changelog <package-name>

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