Linux Proc Extras
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Linux Proc Extras

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Supported OS: Linux

Overview

Get metrics from linux_proc_extras service in real time to:

  • Visualize and monitor linux_proc_extras states
  • Be notified about linux_proc_extras failovers and events.

Setup

Installation

The Linux_proc_extras check is included in the Datadog Agent package, so you don’t need to install anything else on your servers.

Configuration

Edit the linux_proc_extras.d/conf.yaml file, in the conf.d/ folder at the root of your Agent’s configuration directory. See the sample linux_proc_extras.d/conf.yaml for all available configuration options.

Metrics collection

The Linux Proc Extras check can potentially emit custom metrics, which may impact your billing.

Validation

Run the Agent’s status subcommand and look for linux_proc_extras under the Checks section.

Data Collected

Metrics

system.inodes.total
(gauge)
number of inodes the system has allocated
system.inodes.used
(gauge)
number of used inodes
system.linux.context_switches
(count)
count of the number of context switches
system.linux.processes_created
(count)
count of the number of created processes
system.linux.interrupts
(count)
count of the number of interrupts
system.entropy.available
(gauge)
system entropy
system.processes.states
(gauge)
Number of processes per process state
system.processes.priorities
(gauge)
Number of processes per priority

Events

The Linux Proc Extras check does not include any events.

Service Checks

The Linux Proc Extras check does not include any service checks.

Troubleshooting

Need help? Contact Datadog support.