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Collectd CPUFreq 🔗

Description 🔗

The Splunk Distribution of OpenTelemetry Collector provides this integration as the collectd/cpufreq monitor type by using the SignalFx Smart Agent Receiver.

Use this integration to monitor the clock speed of each CPU on a host. This is useful for systems that vary the clock speed to save energy.

This monitor is available on Linux.

Benefits 🔗

After you’ve configured the integration, you can:

  • View metrics using the built-in dashboard. For information about dashboards, see View dashboards in Observability Cloud.

  • View a data-driven visualization of the physical servers, virtual machines, AWS instances, and other resources in your environment that are visible to Infrastructure Monitoring. For information about navigators, see Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring navigators.

  • Access Metric Finder and search for metrics sent by the monitor. For information about Metric Finder, see Use the Metric Finder.

Installation 🔗

Follow these steps to deploy the integration:

  1. Deploy the Splunk Distribution of OpenTelemetry Collector to your host or container platform:

  2. Configure the monitor, as described in the next section.

  3. Restart the Splunk Distribution of OpenTelemetry Collector.

Configuration 🔗

This monitor is available in the Smart Agent Receiver, which is part of the Splunk Distribution of OpenTelemetry Collector. The Smart Agent Receiver lets you use existing Smart Agent monitors as OpenTelemetry Collector metric receivers.

Using this monitor assumes that you have a configured environment with a functional Smart Agent release bundle on your system, which is already provided for x86_64/amd64 Splunk Distribution of OpenTelemetry Collector installation paths.

To activate this monitor in the Splunk Distribution of OpenTelemetry Collector, add the following to your configuration file:

receivers:
  smartagent/ collectd/cpufreq:
    type: collectd/cpufreq
    ... # Additional config

To complete the integration, include the Smart Agent receiver using this monitor in a metrics pipeline. To do this, add the receiver to the service > pipelines > metrics > receivers section of your configuration file.

service:
  pipelines:
    metrics:
      receivers: [smartagent/ collectd/cpufreq]

Metrics 🔗

The following metrics are available for this integration:

Troubleshooting 🔗

If you are not able to see your data in Splunk Observability Cloud: