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OpenLDAP collector

Provides statistics information from openldap (slapd) server. Statistics are taken from LDAP monitoring interface. Manual page, slapd-monitor(5) is available.


Module gives information with following charts:

  1. connections

    • total connections number
  2. Bytes

    • sent
  3. operations

    • completed
    • initiated
  4. referrals

    • sent
  5. entries

    • sent
  6. ldap operations

    • bind
    • search
    • unbind
    • add
    • delete
    • modify
    • compare
  7. waiters

    • read
    • write


Edit the python.d/openldap.conf configuration file using edit-config from the Netdata config directory, which is typically at /etc/netdata.

cd /etc/netdata   # Replace this path with your Netdata config directory, if different
sudo ./edit-config python.d/openldap.conf


name : 'local'
username : "cn=monitor,dc=superb,dc=eu"
password : "testpass"
server : 'localhost'
port : 389


To troubleshoot issues with the openldap module, run the python.d.plugin with the debug option enabled. The output will give you the output of the data collection job or error messages on why the collector isn't working.

First, navigate to your plugins directory, usually they are located under /usr/libexec/netdata/plugins.d/. If that's not the case on your system, open netdata.conf and look for the setting plugins directory. Once you're in the plugin's directory, switch to the netdata user.

cd /usr/libexec/netdata/plugins.d/
sudo su -s /bin/bash netdata

Now you can manually run the openldap module in debug mode:

./python.d.plugin openldap debug trace

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