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1-Wire Sensors collector

Monitors sensor temperature.

On Linux these are supported by the wire, w1_gpio, and w1_therm modules. Currently temperature sensors are supported and automatically detected.

Charts are created dynamically based on the number of detected sensors.


Edit the python.d/w1sensor.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/w1sensor.conf

An example of a working configuration can be found in the default configuration file of this collector.


To troubleshoot issues with the w1sensor 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 w1sensor module in debug mode:

./python.d.plugin w1sensor debug trace

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