[collectd] AMQP Subscription

Marc Fournier marc.fournier at camptocamp.com
Wed Feb 24 11:19:04 CET 2016

Theo Bot <thg.bot at gmail.com> writes:


> I have a collectd server setup on a linux platform having an influxdb as a
> beackend. Is it possible to receive values via AMQP (RabbitMQ). And if so
> what would be the message format to process these values and what are the
> other requirements?

Yes, the amqp plugin supports both subscribing and publishing to an AMQP
broker. I never used this feature myself, but my understanding is that
you need to publish messages using the PUTVAL format (see the
collectd-unixsock(5) manpage) and set "text/collectd" as "Content-Type".


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