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Plugin RRDtool

Florian Forster edited this page Nov 20, 2023 · 1 revision
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Name: RRDtool plugin
Type: write
Callbacks: config, flush, init, shutdown, write
Status: supported
FirstVersion: 1.0
Copyright: 2005–2009 Florian octo Forster, 2008–2009 Sebastian Harl, 2009 Mariusz Gronczewski
License: GPLv2
Manpage: collectd.conf(5)
See also: List of Plugins


The RRDtool plugin writes values to RRD-files using librrd. In-depth information about the plugin is provided by the page Inside-the-RRDtool-plugin.

Please read the Plugin rrdtool section of the collectd.conf(5) manual page for an in-depth description of the plugin's configuration.


 <Plugin "rrdtool">
   DataDir "/var/lib/collectd/rrd"
   CacheFlush 120
   WritesPerSecond 50

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