This collector creates an 'Alarms' menu with one line plot showing alarm states over time. Alarm states are mapped to integer values according to the below default mapping. Any alarm status types not in this mapping will be ignored (Note: This mapping can be changed by editing the
status_map in the
alarms.conf file). If you would like to learn more about the different alarm statuses check out the docs here.
Below is an example of the chart produced when running
stress-ng --all 2 for a few minutes. You can see the various warning and critical alarms raised.
Enable the collector and restart Netdata.
If needed, edit the
python.d/alarms.conf configuration file using
edit-config from the your agent's config
directory, which is usually at
alarms specific part of the
alarms.conf file should look like this:
It will default to pulling all alarms at each time step from the Netdata rest api at