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System Input Plugin

The system plugin gathers general stats on system load, uptime, and number of users logged in. It is basically equivalent to the unix uptime command.

Configuration:

# Read metrics about system load & uptime
[[inputs.system]]
  # no configuration

Measurements & Fields:

  • system
    • load1 (float)
    • load15 (float)
    • load5 (float)
    • n_users (integer)
    • n_cpus (integer)
    • uptime (integer, seconds)
    • uptime_format (string)

Tags:

None

Example Output:

$ telegraf -config ~/ws/telegraf.conf -input-filter system -test
* Plugin: system, Collection 1
* Plugin: inputs.system, Collection 1
> system,host=tyrion load1=3.72,load5=2.4,load15=2.1,n_users=3i,n_cpus=4i 1483964144000000000
> system,host=tyrion uptime=1249632i,uptime_format="14 days, 11:07" 1483964144000000000