[collectd] Notifications Flood in plugins
pierre at baillet.name
Wed Sep 12 16:45:06 CEST 2012
Following-up more or less what has been said in
year ago :). I'm having the exact same problem here.
I originally wanted to integrate Russell Poyner plugin (cf
but ended up facing some issues (a simple run and control-C of my collectd
resulted in regular segfault in the perl engine).
At the same time I saw that my nagios was flooded by notifications and
started suspecting nagios of being unable to play correctly the passive
So as to investigate, I took some already working python plugin I use and
added the notification callback. In the callback, I simply log the
notification in the syslog (
With collectd running in debug (foreground in console), I see 1
"Dispatching", one notification arriving in my plugin. And 10 seconds later
(my regular collectd interval, syslog proudly announces there has been
43297 others notifications (cf
The corresponding threshold sections look like this:
I'm not using persist because I think the default is correct (ie not
supposed to send additional notifications if the state has just changed).
Am I doing something wrong here ?
Thank you very much :)
Pierre Baillet <pierre at baillet.name>
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