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Collects system information and writes the results in an RRD-file

'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 5.7.0 (stable)
released on 12 December 2016



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License:GPLv2Janet Casey8 August 2005

Leaders and contributors

Florian Forster Maintainer

Resources and communication

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Bug Tracking,Developer,Help,

Software prerequisites

Weak prerequisiterrdtoo
Weak prerequisiterrdtool
Weak prerequisitelm-sensors (for measuring system temperatures)
Weak prerequisitelibmysqlclient

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 21 January 2017.


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