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Overview

Get metrics from Linux server to monitor its performance.

Prerequisites

Linux

Metrics Description Type
system.network.in.bytes.rate Rate
system.overall.memory.free.bytes The amount of free space available in RAM on your host. Bytes
system.load.avg15.min The average system load over fifteen minutes. (available for Linux only) Percentage
system.cpu.type
system.swap.memory.free.bytes The amount of free swap space. Bytes
system.swap.memory.used.percent The percentage of used swap memory in your system. Percentage
system.vendor The name of the vendor for the monitoring device String
system.load.avg1.min The average system load over one minute. (available for Linux only) Percentage
system.network.udp.connections The total number of UDP connections. Count
system.load.avg5.min The average system load over five minutes. (available for Linux only) Percentage
system.blocked.processes The number of blocked processes in the system. Count
system.opened.file.descriptors The number of file descriptors used by a particular process. Count
system.cache.memory.bytes The amount of the RAM used as cache memory. Bytes
system.swap.memory.provisioned.bytes Bytes
system.disk.io.time.percent The percentage of time spent reading or writing to the disk Percentage
system.network.tcp.connections The total number of TCP connections. Count
system.virtual
system.cpu.cores The number of CPU cores on your host. Count
system.os.name The name of the operating system on your host. String
system.os.version The version of the operating system on your host. String
system.context.switches.per.sec The number of context switches per second. Rate
system.disk.capacity.bytes The capacity of the disk. Bytes
system.network.tcp.retransmissions The count of lost or damaged packets that were resent over the network. Count
system.buffer.memory.bytes The amount of the RAM used as buffer memory. Bytes
system.swap.memory.used.bytes The amount of used swap space in your system. Bytes
system.cpu.interrupt.percent The percentage of time the CPU has spent servicing hardware interrupts
system.memory.available.bytes The amount of free RAM. Bytes
system.interrupts.per.sec The number of CPU interrupts per second. Rate
system.overall.memory.used.bytes The amount of used space in RAM. Bytes
system.disk.io.ops.per.sec The number of read-write operations per second on the device. Rate
uptime
uptime.sec The time for which the system has been available. Seconds
system.swap.memory.free.percent The percentage of free swap space out of the total swap space. Percentage
system.disk.io.bytes.per.sec The amount of bytes transferred per second in I/O operations to and from the disk. Rate
system.network.bytes.rate The number of bytes sent/received for a device per second. Rate
system.disk.io.queue.length The queue length of IO requests issued to your device. Count
system.memory.installed.bytes
system.cpu.percent The percentage of a CPU being utilized at a particular instance. Percentage
system.disk.free.bytes The total amount of free disk space available on a system. Bytes
system.memory.used.bytes The total amount of used RAM on a system. Bytes
system.memory.free.bytes The total amount of free RAM space on a system. Bytes
system.overall.memory.used.percent The percentage of used RAM out of the total RAM. Percentage
system.model The model of the device. String
system.running.processes The total number of running processes in the system. Count
system.cpu.user.percent The percentage of time the CPU spent running user space processes. Percentage
system.memory.free.percent The percentage of free RAM out of total RAM. Percentage
system.disk.free.percent The percentage of free disk space out of the total disk space in the system. Percentage
system.processor.queue.length The number of threads that are delayed in the processor ready queue and are waiting to be executed. Count
system.cpu.io.percent The percentage of time the CPU spent waiting for IO operations to complete. Percentage
system.disk.used.percent The percentage of used disk space out of the total disk space on a system. Percentage
system.network.error.packets The total number of error packets in a network. Count
system.threads The total number of CPU threads. Count
system.name The name of the device. String
system.disk.used.bytes The total amount of used disk space on a system. Count
system.network.out.bytes.rate
system.memory.used.percent The percentage of used RAM out of total RAM. Percentage
system.overall.memory.free.percent
system.cpu.kernel.percent The percent of time the CPU spent running the kernel. Percentage
system.cpu.idle.percent The percentage of time the CPU has spent idle. Percentage

Linux CPU Core

system.cpu.core The number of CPU cores on the host. Count
system.cpu.core.idle.percent The percentage of time a particular CPU core has spent in idle state. Percentage
system.cpu.core.percent The percentage of a CPU core being utilized at a particular instance. Percentage
system.cpu.core.user.percent The percentage of time a given CPU core has spent in user mode Percentage
system.cpu.core.kernel.percent The percentage of time a given CPU core has spent in kernel mode Percentage
system.cpu.core.io.percent The percentage of time a given CPU core has spent waiting for I/O to complete Percentage
system.cpu.core.interrupt.percent The percentage of time a given CPU core has spent servicing the interrupts. Percentage

Linux Directory

system.directory.files The number of files in a directory Count
system.directory.owner The owner of the system directory String
system.directory.mode.owner The file access mode for a user who is an owner of particular directory. String
system.directory.mode.group The file access mode for a group that has access to a particular directory String
system.directory The name of the directory String
system.directory.creation.time The time at which the directory is created. String
system.directory.modified.duration.minutes The duration since the directory was last modified. Seconds
system.directory.size.bytes The size of the directory. Bytes
status String
system.directory.last.modified.time The time at which the directory was last modifed by a user String
system.directory.dirs Count
system.directory.mode.others The file access mode for all other users that are not owner of the directory. String

Linux Disk

system.disk The name of the particular disk. String
system.disk.write.ops.per.sec The writing operations performed on the disk per second. Rate
system.disk.time.percent The percentage of time spent doing I/O operations on the disk. Count
system.disk.bytes.per.sec The bytes transferred doing I/O operations to and from the disk per second. Rate
system.disk.ops.per.sec The I/O operations per second on the disk. Count
system.disk.read.ops.per.sec The reading operations per second to the disk. Count
system.disk.read.bytes.per.sec The bytes transferred per second reading from the disk. Count
system.disk.write.bytes.per.sec The bytes transferred per second writing to the disk. Count
system.disk.queue.length The queue length of IO requests issued to your device. Count

Linux file

system.file.size.bytes Total size of the file Byte
system.file.last.modified.time The time at which the file was last modified. String
system.file.modified.duration.minutes Duration since the file was last modified. Minutes
system.file.mode.owner The file access modes for the file if the permission group is ‘owner’. String
system.file The path and the file name of the file String
system.file.creation.time The time at which the file was created String
system.file.owner The user that created the file. String
system.file.mode.group The file access modes for the file if the permission group is ‘group’ String
system.file.mode.others The file access modes for the file if the permission group is ‘others’ String
status The status of the file whether it is available or not. The value is ‘Up’ if the file is available and ‘down’ if the file is not available. String

Linux Network Interface

system.network.interface Name of the interface. String
system.network.interface.in.bytes.rate Bytes transferred per second to the network interface. Rate
system.network.interface.out.bytes.rate Bytes transferred per second out of the network interface. Rate
system.network.interface.bytes.rate Bytes transferred per second in or out of the network itnerface. Rate

Linux Process

system.process.memory.used.percent The percentage of RAM allocated for use by a process. Count or percentage?
system.process.virtual.memory.bytes The total amount of virtual memory used by a process. Byte
system.process.handles The number of handles used by a process. Count
system.process.user The name of the user that started the process. String
system.process.cpu.percent The CPU utilization of a process. Percentage
system.process.uptime.sec The total time in seconds for which the process is running. Seconds
status The status of the process. The value is ‘Up’ if the process is available for monitoring and ‘down’ if the process is not available for monitoring. String
system.process.memory.used.bytes The total space used in a RAM by a process. Byte
system.process.uptime The total time for which the process is in runnning state. String
system.process.threads The number of threads used by this process. Count
system.process.command The command to identify the status of the process. String
system.process.io.bytes.per.sec The bytes transferred per second doing I/O operations to or from the disk for a process. Rate
system.process The name of the process. String
system.process.id The process Id. Count
system.process.destination.port The destination port to which the process communicates. String
system.process The name of the process. String
system.process.source.ip The source IP from which the process communicates. String
system.process.destination.ip The destination IP to which the process communicates. String
system.process.source.port The source port from which the process communicates. String