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Plugin: freebsd.plugin Module: net.inet6.icmp6.stats


Collect information abou IPv6 ICMP

The plugin calls sysctl function to collect necessary data.

This collector is supported on all platforms.

This collector supports collecting metrics from multiple instances of this integration, including remote instances.

Default Behavior


This integration doesn't support auto-detection.


The default configuration for this integration does not impose any limits on data collection.

Performance Impact

The default configuration for this integration is not expected to impose a significant performance impact on the system.


Metrics grouped by scope.

The scope defines the instance that the metric belongs to. An instance is uniquely identified by a set of labels.

Per net.inet6.icmp6.stats instance

Collect IPv6 ICMP traffic statistics.

This scope has no labels.


ipv6.icmpreceived, sentmessages/s
ipv6.icmpredirreceived, sentredirects/s
ipv6.icmperrorsInErrors, OutErrors, InCsumErrors, InDestUnreachs, InPktTooBigs, InTimeExcds, InParmProblems, OutDestUnreachs, OutTimeExcds, OutParmProblemserrors/s
ipv6.icmpechosInEchos, OutEchos, InEchoReplies, OutEchoRepliesmessages/s
ipv6.icmprouterInSolicits, OutSolicits, InAdvertisements, OutAdvertisementsmessages/s
ipv6.icmpneighborInSolicits, OutSolicits, InAdvertisements, OutAdvertisementsmessages/s
ipv6.icmptypesInType1, InType128, InType129, InType136, OutType1, OutType128, OutType129, OutType133, OutType135, OutType143messages/s


There are no alerts configured by default for this integration.



No action required.



The configuration file name for this integration is netdata.conf. Configuration for this specific integration is located in the [plugin:freebsd:net.inet6.icmp6.stats] section within that file.

The file format is a modified INI syntax. The general structure is:

option1 = some value
option2 = some other value

option3 = some third value

You can edit the configuration file using the edit-config script from the Netdata config directory.

cd /etc/netdata 2>/dev/null || cd /opt/netdata/etc/netdata
sudo ./edit-config netdata.conf


Config options
icmpEnable or disable ICMP metric.autono
icmp redirectsEnable or disable ICMP redirects metric.autono
icmp errorsEnable or disable ICMP errors metric.autono
icmp echosEnable or disable ICMP echos metric.autono
icmp routerEnable or disable ICMP router metric.autono
icmp neighborEnable or disable ICMP neighbor metric.autono
icmp typesEnable or disable ICMP types metric.autono


There are no configuration examples.

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