[collectd] Notification flood

Sebastian Harl sh at tokkee.org
Wed Mar 2 11:35:05 CET 2011

Hi Darren,

On Wed, Mar 02, 2011 at 10:30:08AM +0000, Darren Worrall wrote:
> Just using the logfile plugin to handle notifications for now, we're
> seeing that on the node where a threshold is breached, we get 1
> notification logged as per the documentation. However, that node is
> configured to send its data to a 'server' over the network, and on
> that host, the same notification is _constantly_ written to its log
> file, over and over again, and future notifications are ignored (or at
> least appear to be). Any suggestions where I'm going wrong?

What does your configuration look like on the server and on the client?
Have you set "Persist" to "false" on the server? See the
collectd.conf(5) manpage for defaults.


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