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(Description: Added link to "Binary protocol".)
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== Dependencies ==
== Dependencies ==
* <em>none</em>
* [http://www.gnupg.org/ libgcrypt] ''(optional)''

Revision as of 21:36, 11 May 2009

Network plugin
Type: read, write
Status: supported
First version: 3.0
Copyright: 2005–2009 Florian Forster
License: GPLv2
Manpage: collectd.conf(5)
List of Plugins


The Network plugin can send values to other instances and receive values from from other instances. Which action is taken depends on the configuration. The configuration options are documented in collectd.conf(5), a detailed step by step introduction with many examples is Networking introduction.

For some documentation on the protocol used, please visit Binary protocol.


# Client
<Plugin "network">
  Server "ff18::efc0:4a42"
# Server
<Plugin "network">
 Listen "ff18::efc0:4a42"