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RethinkDB collector

Collects database server and cluster statistics.

Following charts are drawn:

  1. Connected Servers

    • connected
    • missing
  2. Active Clients

    • active
  3. Queries per second

    • queries
  4. Documents per second

    • documents


Edit the python.d/rethinkdbs.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/rethinkdbs.conf
name: 'local'
host: ''
port: 28015
user: "user"
password: "pass"

When no configuration file is found, module tries to connect to


To troubleshoot issues with the rethinkdbs 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 rethinkdbs module in debug mode:

./python.d.plugin rethinkdbs debug trace

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