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collectd.conf(5): Add documentation for the write_mongodb plugin.

Resolves GitHub issue #37.

Change-Id: I9b2ff533003e379f0eb81de256a946fdf8851661
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+=head2 Plugin C<write_mongodb>
+The I<write_mongodb plugin> will send values to I<MongoDB>, a schema-less
+NoSQL database.
+ <Plugin "write_mongodb">
+ <Node "default">
+ Host "localhost"
+ Port "27017"
+ Timeout 1000
+ StoreRates true
+ </Node>
+ </Plugin>
+The plugin can send values to multiple instances of I<MongoDB> by specifying
+one B<Node> block for each instance. Within the B<Node> blocks, the following
+options are available:
+=over 4
+=item B<Host> I<Address>
+Hostname or address to connect to. Defaults to C<localhost>.
+=item B<Port> I<Service>
+Service name or port number to connect to. Defaults to C<27017>.
+=item B<Timeout> I<Timeout>
+Set the timeout for each operation on I<MongoDB> to I<Timeout> milliseconds.
+Setting this option to zero means no timeout, which is the default.
+=item B<StoreRates> B<false>|B<true>
+If set to B<true> (the default), convert counter values to rates. If set to
+B<false> counter values are stored as is, i.e. as an increasing integer
=head2 Plugin C<write_http>
This output plugin submits values to an http server by POST them using the

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