An example data collection module. Use it as an example writing a new module.
This module produces example charts with random values. Number of charts, dimensions and chart type is configurable.
go.d/example.conf configuration file using
edit-config from the
Netdata config directory, which is typically at
Disabled by default. Should be explicitly enabled in go.d.conf.
Here is an example configuration with several jobs:
For all available options, see the Example collector's configuration file.
To troubleshoot issues with the
example collector, run the
go.d.plugin with the debug option enabled. The output
should give you clues as to why the collector isn't working.
First, navigate to your plugins directory, usually at
/usr/libexec/netdata/plugins.d/. If that's not the case on your
netdata.conf and look for the setting
plugins directory. Once you're in the plugin's directory, switch
You can now run the
go.d.plugin to debug the collector: