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Manual Reference Pages  -  GMETRIC (1)

NAME

gmetric - manual page for Ganglia Custom Metric Utility

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Author
Copyright

SYNOPSIS

gmetric [OPTIONS]...

DESCRIPTION

The Ganglia Metric Client (gmetric) announces a metric on the list of defined send channels defined in a configuration file
-h, --help Print help and exit
-V, --version
  Print version and exit
-c, --conf=STRING
  The configuration file to use for finding send channels (default=‘/etc/ganglia/gmond.conf’)
-n, --name=STRING
  Name of the metric
-v, --value=STRING
  Value of the metric
-t, --type=STRING
  Either string|int8|uint8|int16|uint16|int32|uint32|float|double
-u, --units=STRING
  Unit of measure for the value e.g. Kilobytes, Celcius (default=‘’)
-s, --slope=STRING
  Either zero|positive|negative|both (default=‘both’)
-x, --tmax=INT
  The maximum time in seconds between gmetric calls (default=‘60’)
-d, --dmax=INT
  The lifetime in seconds of this metric (default=‘0’)
-g, --group=STRING
  Group of the metric
-D, --desc=STRING
  Description of the metric
-T, --title=STRING
  Title of the metric
-S, --spoof=STRING
  IP address and name of host/device (colon separated) we are spoofing (default=‘’)
-H, --heartbeat
  spoof a heartbeat message (use with spoof option)

AUTHOR

Matt Massie <massie@cs.berkeley.edu>

REPORTING BUGS

Report all bugs to the Ganglia Bugzilla Page at

http://bugzilla.ganglia.info/cgi-bin/bugzilla/index.cgi

COPYRIGHT

Copyright (c) 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and its documentation for any purpose, without fee, and without written agreement is hereby granted, provided that the above copyright notice and the following two paragraphs appear in all copies of this software.

IN NO EVENT SHALL THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE AND ITS DOCUMENTATION, EVEN IF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE SOFTWARE PROVIDED HEREUNDER IS ON AN "AS IS" BASIS, AND THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA HAS NO OBLIGATION TO PROVIDE MAINTENANCE, SUPPORT, UPDATES, ENHANCEMENTS, OR MODIFICATIONS.

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