[collectd] threshold checking on interface

Brett Hawn brett.hawn at gmail.com
Wed Jun 3 02:12:50 CEST 2009

I've setup a interface configuration

<Plugin interface>
   Interface "em0"
   IgnoreSelected false

and then a threshold

   <Plugin "interface">
     Instance "em0"
       <Type "if_octets">
         DataSource "tx"
         FailureMax 300000

Ideally, this should alert me (via syslog currently), if the interface 
exceeds 300k octets. However, even when I set this as low as 50 (just to 
verify functionality), it did not spawn an alert. Have I gone wrong with 
this somewhere?

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