pmdaopenvswitch(1) — Linux manual page


PMDAOPENVSWITCH(1)       General Commands Manual      PMDAOPENVSWITCH(1)

NAME         top

       pmdaopenvswitch - OpenvSwitch PMDA

DESCRIPTION         top

       pmdaopenvswitch is a Performance Metrics Domain Agent (PMDA)
       which exports metric values for each openvswitch virtual switch
       configured on the local system.

INSTALLATION         top

       Install the openvswitch PMDA by using the Install script as root:

           # cd $PCP_PMDAS_DIR/openvswitch
           # ./Install

       To uninstall, do the following as root:

           # cd $PCP_PMDAS_DIR/openvswitch
           # ./Remove

       pmdaopenvswitch is launched by pmcd(1) and should never be
       executed directly.  The Install and Remove scripts notify pmcd(1)
       when the agent is installed or removed.

FILES         top

           installation script for the pmdaopenvswitch agent

           undo installation script for the pmdaopenvswitch agent

           default log file for error messages from pmdaopenvswitch


       Environment variables with the prefix PCP_ are used to
       parameterize the file and directory names used by PCP. On each
       installation, the file /etc/pcp.conf contains the local values
       for these variables.  The $PCP_CONF variable may be used to
       specify an alternative configuration file, as described in

SEE ALSO         top

       PCPIntro(1), pmcd(1), pminfo(1) and pmpython(1).

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