[collectd] how to save data into text file?

Sebastian Harl sh at tokkee.org
Fri Jun 19 09:35:26 CEST 2009

Hi Gian,

On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 06:20:30PM +0200, GianLuca Sarto wrote:
> I have a serial to ethernet converter setup as a client.
> When it receives data from the serial port, it can call a host that is  
> listening on a defined port.

How does it "call" that host? What kind of data does it provide?

> Can I use collectd to save data in a text file?

Currently, collectd supports writing data to RRD and CSV files. How do
you expect the text files to look like? What is your use case? What kind
of data do you want to store?

> collectd-unisock looks like the way to go, but I'm no programmer and I  
> am a bit lost reading the man page...

Depending on your answers for the questions above, this _might_ be an
option ... ;-)


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