CollectdClient#

CollectD client can be used to submit metrics to a collectd server

List of Configuration#

Common Keys#

Path / Section Key Description
/settings/collectd/client hostname HOSTNAME
/settings/collectd/client/targets/default address TARGET ADDRESS
/settings/collectd/client/targets/default retries RETRIES
/settings/collectd/client/targets/default timeout TIMEOUT

Advanced keys#

Path / Section Key Description
/settings/collectd/client/targets/default host TARGET HOST
/settings/collectd/client/targets/default port TARGET PORT

Sample keys#

Path / Section Key Description
/settings/collectd/client/targets/sample address TARGET ADDRESS
/settings/collectd/client/targets/sample host TARGET HOST
/settings/collectd/client/targets/sample port TARGET PORT
/settings/collectd/client/targets/sample retries RETRIES
/settings/collectd/client/targets/sample timeout TIMEOUT

Configuration#

COLLECTD CLIENT SECTION#

Section for NSCA passive check module.

# Section for NSCA passive check module.
[/settings/collectd/client]
hostname=auto
Key Default Value Description
hostname auto HOSTNAME

hostname#

HOSTNAME

The host name of the monitored computer. Set this to auto (default) to use the windows name of the computer.

auto Hostname ${host} Hostname ${host_lc} Hostname in lowercase ${host_uc} Hostname in uppercase ${domain} Domainname ${domain_lc} Domainname in lowercase ${domain_uc} Domainname in uppercase

Key Description
Path: /settings/collectd/client
Key: hostname
Default value: auto
Used by: CollectdClient

Sample#

[/settings/collectd/client]
# HOSTNAME
hostname=auto

REMOTE TARGET DEFINITIONS#

# 
[/settings/collectd/client/targets]

TARGET#

Target definition for: default

# Target definition for: default
[/settings/collectd/client/targets/default]
retries=3
timeout=30
Key Default Value Description
address TARGET ADDRESS
host TARGET HOST
port TARGET PORT
retries 3 RETRIES
timeout 30 TIMEOUT

address#

TARGET ADDRESS

Target host address

Key Description
Path: /settings/collectd/client/targets/default
Key: address
Default value: N/A
Used by: CollectdClient

Sample#

[/settings/collectd/client/targets/default]
# TARGET ADDRESS
address=

host#

TARGET HOST

The target server to report results to.

Key Description
Path: /settings/collectd/client/targets/default
Key: host
Advanced: Yes (means it is not commonly used)
Default value: N/A
Used by: CollectdClient

Sample#

[/settings/collectd/client/targets/default]
# TARGET HOST
host=

port#

TARGET PORT

The target server port

Key Description
Path: /settings/collectd/client/targets/default
Key: port
Advanced: Yes (means it is not commonly used)
Default value: N/A
Used by: CollectdClient

Sample#

[/settings/collectd/client/targets/default]
# TARGET PORT
port=

retries#

RETRIES

Number of times to retry sending.

Key Description
Path: /settings/collectd/client/targets/default
Key: retries
Default value: 3
Used by: CollectdClient

Sample#

[/settings/collectd/client/targets/default]
# RETRIES
retries=3

timeout#

TIMEOUT

Timeout when reading/writing packets to/from sockets.

Key Description
Path: /settings/collectd/client/targets/default
Key: timeout
Default value: 30
Used by: CollectdClient

Sample#

[/settings/collectd/client/targets/default]
# TIMEOUT
timeout=30

TARGET#

Target definition for: sample

# Target definition for: sample
[/settings/collectd/client/targets/sample]
retries=3
timeout=30
Key Default Value Description
address TARGET ADDRESS
host TARGET HOST
port TARGET PORT
retries 3 RETRIES
timeout 30 TIMEOUT

address#

TARGET ADDRESS

Target host address

Key Description
Path: /settings/collectd/client/targets/sample
Key: address
Default value: N/A
Sample key: Yes (This section is only to show how this key is used)
Used by: CollectdClient

Sample#

[/settings/collectd/client/targets/sample]
# TARGET ADDRESS
address=

host#

TARGET HOST

The target server to report results to.

Key Description
Path: /settings/collectd/client/targets/sample
Key: host
Advanced: Yes (means it is not commonly used)
Default value: N/A
Sample key: Yes (This section is only to show how this key is used)
Used by: CollectdClient

Sample#

[/settings/collectd/client/targets/sample]
# TARGET HOST
host=

port#

TARGET PORT

The target server port

Key Description
Path: /settings/collectd/client/targets/sample
Key: port
Advanced: Yes (means it is not commonly used)
Default value: N/A
Sample key: Yes (This section is only to show how this key is used)
Used by: CollectdClient

Sample#

[/settings/collectd/client/targets/sample]
# TARGET PORT
port=

retries#

RETRIES

Number of times to retry sending.

Key Description
Path: /settings/collectd/client/targets/sample
Key: retries
Default value: 3
Sample key: Yes (This section is only to show how this key is used)
Used by: CollectdClient

Sample#

[/settings/collectd/client/targets/sample]
# RETRIES
retries=3

timeout#

TIMEOUT

Timeout when reading/writing packets to/from sockets.

Key Description
Path: /settings/collectd/client/targets/sample
Key: timeout
Default value: 30
Sample key: Yes (This section is only to show how this key is used)
Used by: CollectdClient

Sample#

[/settings/collectd/client/targets/sample]
# TIMEOUT
timeout=30