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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 a Collectd Distribution is not reporting the right bucket values

I opened an issue for this problem on the collectd github repo, but have not gotten a response there yet and wanted to ask a broader audience, in case I'm simply not doing something right. FWIW, this ...
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Monitoring disk with dockerized collectd

I'm trying to monitor my host's disk usage using collectd from within docker. I'm using the df collectd plugin, but I keep getting the message: collectd[8]: df plugin: cu_mount_getlist failed. ...
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Monitor ZFS iostats with collectd

I'm using ZFS on a server with lots of interesting IO, and I already use collectd to collect various interesting metrics. I already know about (and use) the zfs_arc plugin, which gives some of the ...
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No data dispayed using collectd-web and Apache2

I have setup Collectd to gather usage data and try to view it in graph format with collectd-web. I have used the tutorial in Monitor Server Resources with Collectd-web and Apache CGI in Linux I'm ...
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How to solve “Active: activating (auto-restart)” when starting collectd.service?

I have problem with starting collectd.serivce in my Fedora 31 64-bit OS which I've installed via sudo dnf install collectd command. When I type sudo systemctl status collectd.service I get following ...
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Openstack ceilometer and Collectd

Can someone explain to me what is the difference between ceilometer and collectd in openstack? Is collectd a replacement for ceilometer or both work in connection with others?
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Sending data at 1Hz from collectd to influxdb, but only seeing data at 0.1Hz in Grafana

I have Interval 1 in collectd.conf, and have verified with tshark that many packets are being sent every second. And yet, when I graph my metrics in grafana, I only see data points once every 10 ...
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Influxdb is not showing up the measurement name which is pushed by collectd exec plugin

Am using collectd to collect the system metric and pushing into influx db. To monitor the running process I wrote a script leveraged the collectd exec plugin to push my custo m metric into influx db.....
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How to get the exact used RAM percentage in Grafana?

AM using collectd to collect the metrics from the system, am using Influxdb as a database to collectd the metrics and Grafana for visualization. I need only the used RAM memory in percentage to ...
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Port is added to IP table but why not listening?

I have two centos Machine, Machine A and Machine B. In machine A i have installed collectd and influxdb. So, the system metric from machine A is pushed into influxdb using collectd. I have installed ...
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How to push system metric from one machine to another in linux using collectd?

I have two centos Machine, Machine A and Machine B. In machine A i have installed collectd and influxdb. So, the system metric from machine A is pushed into influxdb using collectd. I have installed ...
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setcap breaks systemd permissions

adding SMART plugin utility to collectd version 5.8 get a warning about lack of permissions to collect I/O data: Nov 9 13:27:40 db07 collectd[35127]: smart plugin: Running collectd as root, but ...
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Collectd on Solaris NFS server

I have collectd running on an NFS ZFS Solaris based server gathering NFS performance data points. Where does collectd store this information by default.
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Collectd won't open listener

So I've been stuck with this for sometime now. I want to use collectd with graphite. Im using centos 7. I've made the necessary changes in collectd.conf as seen below: [root@relay-1 ~]# grep -v "#" /...
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collectd plugin for obtaining a drive's make?

Is there a collectd plugin that will display the drive's make? The reason I ask is, that I am trying to create a Grafana dashboard, and I need to set Western Digital drives with certain upper ...
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Reporting units for user and system CPU usage for individual process via collectd

I've been using the collectd:Process Plugin to monitor the per process metrics on a Linux server I'm running. It is just that there are no information about the units for which process use the CPU ...
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Weird metric value in graphite from collectd

I wrote custom python plugin for collectd: import collectd import random def read_callback(): value = random.randint(0, 1500) val = collectd.Values() val.plugin = 'test' val....
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Docker: Collectd does not communicate between instances

I started a server instance in a docker container, connected with Facette frontend, looks cool, facette reads the rrd data. The problem begins when I want to receive data from other computer. I tried ...
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collectd network plugin (if_octets) download speed vs wget download speed

I set up collectd, InfluxDB and Grafana to monitor my servers. I observed that Grafana shows (based on collectd network plugin) higher download speeds than wget. I have stable 300 Mbps fiber ...
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Aggregating stats from events old and new

We'd like to feed CDN logs into Graphite and aggregate numbers found in there (rate of different HTTP status-codes, average response sizes, average cache-hit ratio, etc.) However, the logs are only ...
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collectd server not starting

luvpreet@luvpreet-vm:/usr/local$ sudo collectd-server start Usage: grep [OPTION]... PATTERN [FILE]... Try 'grep --help' for more information. /usr/local/bin/collectd-server: 8: /usr/local/bin/collectd-...
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How to read back collectd and write_kafka plugin

I want to use kafka as a transport layer for collectd. I found that there is a write_kafka plugin for collectd, which sends all the gathered metrics to a kafka topic. My intention was to have a few ...
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What do MBean parameters mean in collectd?

I'm using JMX to monitor an Apache Kafka cluster with collectd's GenericJMX plugin. However, I'm not sure what some of the MBean parameters mean. Particularly, I have one metric called kafka.server:...
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Wrong measurements being reported by JMX and collectd for Apache Kafka

I'm using JMX to gather metrics from Apache Kafka and send to Librato, a visualization and monitoring service, via collectd. The problem is that some metrics seems to be reporting wrongly. For ...
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how to debug/troubleshoot collectd?

I have an issue with custom script using exec plugin. From shell the script works well and nothing useful in /var/log/collectd.log. LoadPlugin logfile <Plugin logfile> LogLevel info ...
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Collectd and exec: line 1329 near `<newline>': syntax error, unexpected EOL

Trying to use exec plugin with collectd: /etc/collectd.conf: ... LoadPlugin exec ... <Plugin exec> Exec "nobody:nobody" "/etc/collectd.d/redis_simple.sh" </Plugin> I've ...
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No display graph data using Collectd

So I am trying to setup Collectd to gather resource usage data and view it in graph format. I'm using Centos 6.8 with Apache 2.4 (if that matters). However, I am unable to display any data. I feel ...
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Collectd SNMP plugin unable to find MIB

Using Collectd to poll Cisco gear via the snmp plugin. I have the needed Cisco mibs (CISCO-MEMORY-POOL-MIB and CISCO-PROCESS-MIB) loaded into net-snmp and snmpwalk can see them fine. But when I try ...
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collectd folder /etc/collectd/collectd.conf not found in centos 7.2

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-...
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what is the default location where metrics are stored after installing collectd?

I installed Collectd in CentOS 7.2 I followed the link. http://www.tecmint.com/install-collectd-and-collectd-web-to-monitor-server-resources-in-linux/2/ After I started Collectd from what I read the ...
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Collectd is not working on centos 7.2 azure vm

I have a freshly install collectd on a new Centos7.2 64bit . I followed the instruction based on the below link https://devops.profitbricks.com/tutorials/how-to-install-and-configure-collectd-and-...
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Collectd Permission denied to Log File

I have collectd running and I start it as root with: service collectd start However, I am not able to see the logs. I get the following when I run: service collectd status: logfile plugin: fopen (/...
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How am I expected to configure a central collectd server?

I want to have a central collectd server which gathers statistics from other servers, stores it to RRD files and forwards it to logstash. here are the relevant parts of /etc/collectd/collectd.conf on ...
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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 Grafana

I am trying to plot CPU usage in Grafana. Collectd gives metric to InfluxDB and I get metric from Influxdb into Grafana. I have tried taking derivative of last value but CPU is in negative. I want it ...
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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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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 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 ...