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Monitor CPU Loads

cpuLoadStats Metric plugin is an agent-based plugin that collects the following CPU data

  • Uptime

  • Load average in 1 minute

  • Load average in 5 minute

  • Load average in 15 minute

  • Normalized load in 1 minute

  • Normalized load in 5 minute

  • Normalized load in 15 minute

Tested on

Centos: 7.x

RHEL: 7.x

Ubuntu: 14.x, 16.x


  • sfAgent must be installed

  • The cpuLoadStats plugin requires sysstat to be installed

To install Sysstat in CentOS/RHEL

 sudo yum install sysstat

To install Sysstat in Ubuntu OS

 sudo apt install sysstat

Configuring the agent

Add the configuration shown below to config.yaml under /opt/sfagent/ directory

Default config

 key: <profile_key> 
Name: <name>
appName: <app_name>
projectName: <project_name>
- name: cpuLoadStats
group_name: linux
enabled: true

Viewing data and dashboards

  • Data collected by plugin can be viewed in SnappyFlow’s browse data section under metrics

    • plugin=cpuLoadStats
    • documentType=cpuLoadStats
  • Dashboard of cpuLoadStats data can be rendered using Template=Linux_CPULoad