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Interface traffic (deprecated) 🔗


This integration is deprecated in favor of the net-io integration, which uses the interface dimension to identify the network card instead of the plugin_instance dimension and provides the same metrics. To learn more, see Network interface I/O.

Configuration settings 🔗

The following table shows the configuration options for this monitor:







list of strings

List of interface names to exclude from monitoring (default:

[/^lo\d*$/ /^docker.*/ /^t(un|ap)\d*$/ /^veth.*$/])



list of strings

List of all the interfaces you want to monitor, all others will

be ignored. If you set both included and excludedInterfaces, only includedInterfaces will be honored.

Metrics 🔗

The following metrics are available for this integration:

Notes 🔗

  • To learn more about the available in Observability Cloud see Metric types

  • In host-based subscription plans, default metrics are those metrics included in host-based subscriptions in Observability Cloud, such as host, container, or bundled metrics. Custom metrics are not provided by default and might be subject to charges. See Metric categories for more information.

  • In MTS-based subscription plans, all metrics are custom.

  • To add additional metrics, see how to configure extraMetrics in Add additional metrics

Trobleshooting 🔗

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