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Snap collector plugin - scsi

This plugin collects metrics from scsi.

It's used in the Snap framework.

  1. Getting Started
  2. Documentation
  3. Community Support
  4. Contributing
  5. License
  6. Acknowledgements
  7. Thank you

Getting Started

Plugin collects specified metrics from linux scsi

System Requirements

  • golang 1.7+ - needed only for building
  • This Plugin compatible with kernel > 2.6
  • Linux/x86_64

Operating systems

All OSs currently supported by snap:

  • Linux/amd64


Download use plugin binary:

You can get the pre-built binaries for your OS and architecture at snap's Github Releases page.

To build the plugin binary:


Clone repo into $GOPATH/src/github/intelsdi-x/:

$ git clone<yourGithubID>/intelsdi-x/snap-plugin-collector-scsi

Build the plugin by running make in repo:

$ make

This builds the plugin in /build/

Configuration and Usage


Collected Metrics

List of metrics collected by this plugin can be found in file.


Example of running Snap scsi collector and writing data to file.

Ensure Snap daemon is running:

  • initd: service snap-telemetry start
  • systemd: systemctl start snap-telemetry
  • command line: snapteld -l 1 -t 0 &

Download and load Snap plugins:

$ wget
$ wget
$ chmod 755 snap-plugin-*
$ snaptel plugin load snap-plugin-collector-scsi
$ snaptel plugin load snap-plugin-publisher-file

Create a task manifest file  (exemplary files in [examples/tasks/] (examples/tasks/)):
  version: 1
    type: "simple"
    interval: "1s"
  max-failures: 10
         /intel/scsi/*/iodone_cnt: {}
         /intel/scsi/*/ioerr_cnt: {}
         /intel/scsi/*/iorequest_cnt: {}
        - plugin_name: "file"
            file: "/tmp/scsi_metrics"

Download an example task file and load it:

$ curl -sfLO
$ snaptel task create -t scsi-file.yaml
Using task manifest to create task
Task created
ID: 250323af-12b0-4bf8-a526-eb2ca7d8ae32
Name: Task-250323af-12b0-4bf8-a526-eb2ca7d8ae32
State: Running

See realtime output from snaptel task watch <task_id> (CTRL+C to exit)

$ snaptel task watch 250323af-12b0-4bf8-a526-eb2ca7d8ae32

This data is published to a file /tmp/scsi_metrics per task specification

Stop task:

$ snaptel task stop 250323af-12b0-4bf8-a526-eb2ca7d8ae32
Task stopped:
ID: 250323af-12b0-4bf8-a526-eb2ca7d8ae32


As we launch this plugin, we do not have any outstanding requirements for the next release. If you have a feature request, please add it as an issue.

If you have a feature request, please add it as an issue and/or submit a pull request.

Community Support

This repository is one of many plugins in snap, a powerful telemetry framework. See the full project at To reach out to other users, head to the main framework


We love contributions!

There's more than one way to give back, from examples to blogs to code updates. See our recommended process in


Snap, along with this plugin, is an Open Source software released under the Apache 2.0 License.


This is Open Source software released under the Apache 2.0 License. Please see the LICENSE file for full license details.

This software has been contributed by MIKELANGELO & Superfluidity, Horizon 2020 projects co-funded by the European Union.

Thank You

And thank you! Your contribution, through code and participation, is incredibly important to us.