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 orchestrator 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 plugins directory, switch
You can now run the
go.d.plugin orchestrator to debug the collector: