Configuring Collectd

The $OPENNMS_HOME/etc/collectd-configuration.xml file defines the nodes, services, and parameters on which collectd collects metrics. It also specifies the list of available collectors.

Edit the collectd-configuration.xml file to:

In addition to editing collectd-configuration.xml, you need to configure collectors for the protocols from which you want to collect data by editing the configuration files associated with them.

Setting the thread pool

A globally defined thread attribute limits the number of threads the data collection process uses in parallel. Increase or decrease this value based on your network and the size of your server by changing the value in $OPENNMS_HOME/etc/collectd-configuration.xml:

<collectd-configuration threads="50">