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'collectd' is a small daemon which collects system information every 10 seconds and writes the results in an RRD-file. The statistics gathered include: CPU and memory usage, system load, network latency (ping), network interface traffic, and system temperatures (using lm-sensors), and disk usage. 'collectd' is not a script; it is written in C for performance and portability. It stays in the memory so there is no need to start up a heavy interpreter every time new values should be logged.


Download version 3.11.2 (stable)
released on 11 February 2007



LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2Janet Casey8 August 2005

Leaders and contributors

Florian Forster Maintainer

Resources and communication

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Bug Tracking,Developer,Help,Support E-mail

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Weak prerequisite rrdtoo
Weak prerequisite rrdtool
Weak prerequisite lm-sensors (for measuring system temperatures)
Weak prerequisite libmysqlclient

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 7 January 2008.


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