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AMQP plugin
Type: write
Callbacks: config, shutdown, write
Status: in development
First version: 5.0
Copyright: 2009 Sebastien Pahl
2010 Florian Forster
License: MIT license
Manpage: collectd.conf(5)
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The AMQP plugin transmits or receives values collected by collectd via the Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP). Data is sent to or received from a "message broker" – a daemon relaying messages. The values are encoded in either the plain text protocol or JSON, though only the plain-text protocol can be parsed by the plugin at the moment. Messages can be sent in either persistent (guaranteed delivery) or transient (higher efficiency but values may be lost) delivery mode.


<Plugin "amqp">
  # Send values to an AMQP broker
  <Publish "some_name">
    Host "localhost"
    Port "5672"
    VHost "/"
    User "guest"
    Password "guest"
    Exchange "amq.fanout"
#   RoutingKey "collectd"
#   Persistent false
#   Format "command"
#   StoreRates false
  # Receive values from an AMQP broker (work in progress)
  <Subscribe "some_name">
    Host "localhost"
    Port "5672"
    VHost "/"
    User "guest"
    Password "guest"
    Exchange "amq.fanout"
#   ExchangeType "fanout"
#   Queue "queue_name"
#   RoutingKey "collectd.#"


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