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Gnocchi storage plugin for collectd

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This is an output plugin for collectd that send metrics to Gnocchi. It will create a resource type named _collectd_ (by default) and a new resource for each of the host monitored.

Each host will have a list of metrics created dynamically using the following name convention:


In order for the metric to be created correctly, be sure that you have matching archive policies rules.


This is a regular Python package that you can install via PyPI using:

pip install collectd-gnocchi

Or from sources using:

pip install .

In order to use this plugin you will need a server running the Gnocchi 3.1 or greater.


Once installed, you need to enable it in your collectd.conf file this way:

<Plugin python>
  Import "collectd_gnocchi"
  <Module collectd_gnocchi>
     ## Without Keystone authentication
     # Endpoint "http://localhost:8041"
     # User admin

     ## With Keystone authentication
     # Auth_Mode keystone
     # AuthUrl http://keystoneurl
     # UserId admin
     # ProjectId admin
     # Password passw0rd
     # UserDomainName default
     # ProjectDomainName default
     # RegionName regionOne
     # Interface public
     # Endpoint http://localhost:8041 # if you want to override Keystone value

     ## Default resource type created by the plugin in Gnocchi
     ## to store hosts
     # ResourceType collectd

     ## Minimum number of values to batch
     # BatchSize 10

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