The Prometheus remote write exporting connector uses the exporting engine to send Netdata metrics to your choice of more than 20 external storage providers for long-term archiving and further analysis.
To use the Prometheus remote write API with storage providers, install protobuf and snappy libraries. Next, reinstall Netdata, which detects that the required libraries and utilities are now available.
To enable data exporting to a storage provider using the Prometheus remote write API, run
in the Netdata configuration directory and set the following options:
You can also add
:https modifier to the connector type if you need to use the TLS/SSL protocol. For example:
remote write URL path is used to set an endpoint path for the remote write protocol. The default value is
For example, if your endpoint is
You can set basic HTTP authentication credentials using
lost dimensions in the Netdata Exporting Connector Data Size operation monitoring chart estimate uncompressed
buffer size on failures.
The remote write exporting connector does not support
buffer on failures