Collectors Data Format
All the collectors produce data on stdout in the same standard form:
host timestamp variable value
host timestamp variable:instance value
Having all the collectors using a standard form permits a single updating program, updater, to process the data from them all, and also means that I can write a new collector without needing to change the updater.
Remstats supplied collectors
The usual invocation of a collector (via run-remstats) is:
xxx-collector | updater xxx
How to write your own collector
There are a few requirements:
There is a supplied
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