[collectd] Process plugin

Giovanni Torres giovtorres at hotmail.com
Wed Jun 10 01:16:08 CEST 2015

> From: external.Bjoern.Thorwirth at de.bosch.com 
> To: collectd at verplant.org 
> Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:13:48 +0000 
> Subject: [collectd] Process plugin 
> Hello together! 
> I’m using collectd from actual git. 
> I tried to match some processes which contain a dot in their name like  
> myapp_out.out 
> When I define the rule like: 
> Process myapp_out.out 
> I get: 
> `Process' expects exactly one string argument (got 2). 
> If the rules is defined like this: 
> Process “myapp_out.out” 
> Then I’m not getting that error but it looks like no process matches  
> this rule. What is the right way to match processes with such names? 
I would try either of the following:

Process "myapp_out\.out"

ProcessMatch myapp myapp_out

You might have better luck with the latter since it takes a regex as the second argument.


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