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influxdb-collectd-proxy

A very simple proxy between collectd and influxdb.

Build

Clone this project and just make it.

$ make

Usage

First, add following lines to collectd.conf then restart the collectd daemon.

LoadPlugin network

<Plugin network>
  # influxdb collectd proxy address
  Server "127.0.0.1" "8096"
</Plugin>

And start the proxy.

$ bin/influxdb-collectd-proxy --typesdb="/usr/share/collectd/types.db" --database="collectd" --username="collectd" --password="collectd"

Options

$ bin/influxdb-collectd-proxy --help
Usage of bin/influxdb-collectd-proxy:
  -database="": database for influxdb
  -hostname-as-column=false: true if you want the hostname as column, not in series name
  -pluginname-as-column=false: true if you want the pluginname as column
  -influxdb="localhost:8086": host:port for influxdb
  -logfile="proxy.log": path to log file
  -normalize=true: true if you need to normalize data for COUNTER types (over time)
  -storerates=true: true if you need to derive rates from DERIVE types
  -password="root": password for influxdb
  -proxyhost="0.0.0.0": host for proxy
  -proxyport="8096": port for proxy
  -typesdb="types.db": path to Collectd's types.db
  -username="root": username for influxdb
  -verbose=false: true if you need to trace the requests

Systemd Unit File

Only tested on Arch Linux. You may have to adjust the path of typesdb for your distro.

[Unit]
Description=Proxy that forwards collectd data to influxdb

[Service]
Type=simple
ExecStart=/usr/local/bin/influxdb-collectd-proxy --database=collectd --username=root --password=root --typesdb=/usr/share/collectd/types.db
User=collectd-proxy
Group=collectd-proxy

[Install]
RequiredBy=collectd.service

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