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Hard drive temperature collector

Monitors disk temperatures from one or more hddtemp daemons.

Requirement: Running hddtemp in daemonized mode with access on tcp port

It produces one chart Temperature with dynamic number of dimensions (one per disk)


Edit the python.d/hddtemp.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/hddtemp.conf


update_every: 3
host: ""
port: 7634

If no configuration is given, module will attempt to connect to hddtemp daemon on address


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

./python.d.plugin hddtemp debug trace

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