[collectd] Plugin iptables
octo at verplant.org
Thu Jul 17 14:36:28 CEST 2008
On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 09:45:37AM +0200, Sebastian Harl wrote:
> > <Plugin iptables>
> > Chain filter Bicuve
> > </Plugin>
> I'm not really into the iptables plugin but afaIk you have to add a
> comment to the rules that should be taken into account by collectd.
right, if specified like this, only rules that have a ``COMMENT'' match
will be collected.
> Please provide us with the output of "iptables -t filter -L Bicuve".
Or, better yet:
$ iptables -v -L Bicuve
> Imho, the documentation could be improved in that respect.
It's short, but accurate:
``If only Table and Chain are given, this plugin will collect the
counters of all rules which have a comment-match. The comment is then
used as type-instance.''
Patches are welcome, of course ;)
Florian octo Forster
Hacker in training
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