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*nix data you can collect with collectd in ITSI

You can collect the following metrics data for *nix systems with collectd.

Default dimensions for *nix integrations

These are the default entity-identifying dimensions for each *nix host:

  • host
  • ip
  • kernel_version
  • entity_type

Source types for *nix integrations

These are the source types for metrics and log data:

Data type Source type
Metrics
  • em_metrics
Logs
  • syslog
  • combined_access

Metrics data for *nix integrations

These are the metrics collectd collects for each *nix host:

Category Metric
CPU
  • cpu.idle
  • cpu.interrupt
  • cpu.nice
  • cpu.softirq
  • cpu.steal
  • cpu.system
  • cpu.user
  • cpu.wait
Memory
  • memory.buffered
  • memory.cached
  • memory.free
  • memory.slab_recl
  • memory.slab_unrecl
  • memory.used
DF
  • df.free
  • df.reserved
  • df.used
Load
  • load.longterm
  • load.midterm
  • load.shortterm
Disk
  • disk.io_time.io_time
  • disk.io_time.weighted_io_time
  • disk.merged.read
  • disk.merged.write
  • disk.octets.read
  • disk.octets.write
  • disk.ops.read
  • disk.ops.write
  • disk.pending_operations
  • disk.time.read
  • disk.time.write
Interface
  • interface.dropped.rx
  • interface.dropped.tx
  • interface.errors.rx
  • interface.errors.tx
  • interface.octets.rx
  • interface.octets.tx
  • interface.packets.rx
  • interface.packets.tx

Log data for *nix integrations

These are the logs a universal forwarder collects for each *nix host by default:

  • /etc/collectd/collectd.log
  • $SPLUNK_HOME/var/log/splunk/*.log*
  • /var/log/syslog
  • /var/log/daemon.log
  • /var/log/auth.log
Last modified on 21 July, 2020
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® IT Service Intelligence: 4.6.0 Cloud only, 4.6.1 Cloud only, 4.6.2 Cloud only, 4.7.0, 4.7.1, 4.7.2, 4.8.0 Cloud only, 4.8.1 Cloud only, 4.9.0, 4.9.1, 4.9.2, 4.9.3, 4.10.0 Cloud only, 4.10.1 Cloud only, 4.10.2 Cloud only


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