[collectd] Writing to a set of Graphite relays

Justin Lloyd jllwyd at gmail.com
Thu Nov 20 21:22:18 CET 2014

Ok, I think I've figured out how to set up the filtering with multiple node
definitions in the write_graphite plugin, so I guess I've answered my own

On Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 11:33 AM, Justin Lloyd <jllwyd at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey all,
> I'm looking for a way to have Collectd be able to send to a set of
> Graphite relays. Basically right now I have a three-layered Graphite setup,
> with a layer of four relays (for load distribution and server redundancy)
> sending to a layer of four aggregators that send to a set of carbon-cache
> processes on the cache server. I need my Collectd agents to be able to send
> to any of the four relays but I can't figure out how to accomplish this. I
> was hoping the filtering
> <http://collectd.org/documentation/manpages/collectd.conf.5.shtml#filter_configuration> capability
> would help but I don't see a way to specify a relay-specific write_graphite
> plugin per rule.
> Any suggestions? I did come across backstop
> <https://github.com/obfuscurity/backstop> but I didn't want to introduce
> a Rack app into the mix.
> Thanks,
> Justin
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