Host

agent.id

Metadata

Description

Metric Type

Gauge

Value Type

String

Segment By

Host

Default Time Aggregation

N/A

Available Time Aggregation Formats

N/A

Default Group Aggregation

N/A

Available Group Aggregation Formats

N/A

agent.mode

For more information on agent modes, see Configure Agent Modes.Configure Agent Modes

Metadata

Description

Metric Type

String

Value Type

String

Segment By

Host

Default Time Aggregation

concat

Available Time Aggregation Formats

concat, distinct, count

Default Group Aggregation

concat

Available Group Aggregation Formats

concat, distinct, count

agent.version

Metadata

Description

Metric Type

Gauge

Value Type

String

Segment By

Host

Default Time Aggregation

N/A

Available Time Aggregation Formats

N/A

Default Group Aggregation

N/A

Available Group Aggregation Formats

N/A

cpu.core

Metadata

Description

Metric Type

Gauge

Value Type

String

Segment By

Host

Default Time Aggregation

N/A

Available Time Aggregation Formats

N/A

Default Group Aggregation

N/A

Available Group Aggregation Formats

N/A

host.container.mappings

Metadata

Description

Metric Type

Gauge

Value Type

String

Segment By

Host

Default Time Aggregation

N/A

Available Time Aggregation Formats

N/A

Default Group Aggregation

N/A

Available Group Aggregation Formats

N/A

host.count

Metadata

Description

Metric Type

Gauge

Value Type

Integer

Segment By

Host, CloudProvider

Default Time Aggregation

Rate

Available Time Aggregation Formats

Avg, Rate, Sum, Min, Max

Default Group Aggregation

Sum

Available Group Aggregation Formats

Avg, Sum, Min, Max

host.domain

Metadata

Description

Metric Type

Gauge

Value Type

String

Segment By

Host

Default Time Aggregation

N/A

Available Time Aggregation Formats

N/A

Default Group Aggregation

N/A

Available Group Aggregation Formats

N/A

host.hostName

Metadata

Description

Metric Type

Gauge

Value Type

String

Segment By

Host

Default Time Aggregation

N/A

Available Time Aggregation Formats

N/A

Default Group Aggregation

N/A

Available Group Aggregation Formats

N/A

host.ip.all

Metadata

Description

Metric Type

Gauge

Value Type

String

Segment By

Host

Default Time Aggregation

N/A

Available Time Aggregation Formats

N/A

Default Group Aggregation

N/A

Available Group Aggregation Formats

N/A

host.ip.private

Metadata

Description

Metric Type

Gauge

Value Type

String

Segment By

Host

Default Time Aggregation

N/A

Available Time Aggregation Formats

N/A

Default Group Aggregation

N/A

Available Group Aggregation Formats

N/A

host.ip.public

Metadata

Description

Metric Type

Gauge

Value Type

String

Segment By

Host

Default Time Aggregation

N/A

Available Time Aggregation Formats

N/A

Default Group Aggregation

N/A

Available Group Aggregation Formats

N/A

host.isClientServer

Metadata

Description

Metric Type

Gauge

Value Type

String

Segment By

Host

Default Time Aggregation

N/A

Available Time Aggregation Formats

N/A

Default Group Aggregation

N/A

Available Group Aggregation Formats

N/A

host.isInstrumented

Metadata

Description

Metric Type

Gauge

Value Type

String

Segment By

Host

Default Time Aggregation

N/A

Available Time Aggregation Formats

N/A

Default Group Aggregation

N/A

Available Group Aggregation Formats

N/A

host.isInternal

Metadata

Description

Metric Type

Gauge

Value Type

String

Segment By

Host

Default Time Aggregation

N/A

Available Time Aggregation Formats

N/A

Default Group Aggregation

N/A

Available Group Aggregation Formats

N/A

host.mac

Metadata

Description

Metric Type

Gauge

Value Type

String

Segment By

Host

Default Time Aggregation

N/A

Available Time Aggregation Formats

N/A

Default Group Aggregation

N/A

Available Group Aggregation Formats

N/A

host.procList.main

Metadata

Description

Metric Type

Gauge

Value Type

String

Segment By

Host

Default Time Aggregation

N/A

Available Time Aggregation Formats

N/A

Default Group Aggregation

N/A

Available Group Aggregation Formats

N/A

host.uname

host.uname provides the following system information:

  • kernel name

  • kernel release number

  • kernel version

  • machine hardware name

Agents send this metric along with a number of labels that map with the uname information. host.uname is supported on agent versions 10.1 and above.

Metrics Details

Metadata

Description

Metric Type

Gauge

Value Type

Integer

Segment By

See Segmentation Details.

Default Time Aggregation

Average

Available Time Aggregation

Average, Rate, Sum, Min, Max, Rate of Change

Default Group Aggregation

Average

Available Group Rollup

Average, Sum, Min, Max

Segmentation Details

The labels are given below:

Label

Description

Mapping to the uname tooling

Example

host.uname.kernel.name

The kernel name

uname -s

Linux

host.uname.kernel.release

The kernel release

uname -r

5.4.0-31-generic

host.uname.kernel.version

The kernel version

uname -v

#35-Ubuntu SMP Thu May 7 20:20:34 UTC 2020

host.machine

The hardware name of the machine

uname -m

x86_64

Example: Kernel Versions in the Infrastructure

The image depicts host.uname being segmented by host.uname.kernel.version. The resulting dashboard gives the distribution of kernel versions in the infrastructure.

host_uname.png

Count Limits StasD Metrics

The count limits metrics report the upper limit of the number of metrics of the same type. The values the metrics report can be changed by modifying the dragent.yaml file.

Metric Name

Configuration Parameter in the dragent.yaml file

Default Value

metricCount.limit.appCheck

app_checks_limit

500

metricCount.limit.statsd

statsd.limit

100

metricCount.limit.jmx

jmx.limit

500

metricCount.limit.prometheus

prometheus.max+metrics

3000

metricCount.appCheck

Metadata

Description

Metric Type

Gauge

Value Type

String

Segment By

Host

Default Time Aggregation

N/A

Available Time Aggregation Formats

N/A

Default Group Aggregation

N/A

Available Group Aggregation Formats

N/A

metricCount.jmx

Metadata

Description

Metric Type

Gauge

Value Type

String

Segment By

Host

Default Time Aggregation

N/A

Available Time Aggregation Formats

N/A

Default Group Aggregation

N/A

Available Group Aggregation Formats

N/A

metricCount.statsd

Metadata

Description

Metric Type

Gauge

Value Type

String

Segment By

Host

Default Time Aggregation

N/A

Available Time Aggregation Formats

N/A

Default Group Aggregation

N/A

Available Group Aggregation Formats

N/A

metricCount.prometheus

Metadata

Description

Metric Type

Gauge

Value Type

String

Segment By

Host

Default Time Aggregation

N/A

Available Time Aggregation Formats

N/A

Default Group Aggregation

N/A

Available Group Aggregation Formats

N/A