OpenTSDB

ENTERPRISE: Built-in integrations are available for Sensu Enterprise users only.

Overview

Send metrics to OpenTSDB using the telnet protocol (over TCP). This handler uses the output_formatmutator.

Configuration

Example(s)

The following is an example global configuration for the opentsdb enterprise handler (integration).

{
  "opentsdb": {
    "host": "opentsdb.example.com",
    "port": 4242,
    "tag_host": true,
    "tags": {
      "dc": "us-central-1"
    }
  }
}

Integration Specification

opentsdb attributes

The following attributes are configured within the {"opentsdb": {} } configuration scope.

PRO TIP: You can override opentsdb attributes on a per-contact basis using contact routing.

host
description The OpenTSDB host address.
required false
type String
default 127.0.0.1
example
"host": "opentsdb.example.com"
port
description The OpenTSDB telnet listener port.
required false
type Integer
default 4242
example
"port": 4444
tag_host
description If automatic host tagging should be used for metric data points. The Sensu client name is used as the host tag value. The OpenTSDB handler will always add a host tag to metric data points that do not have tags.
required false
type Boolean
default true
example
"tag_host": false
prefix_source
description If the Sensu source (client name) should prefix (added to) the metric names.
required false
type Boolean
default false
example
"prefix_source": true
prefix
description A custom metric name prefix.
required false
type String
example
"prefix": "production"
tags
description Configurable custom tags (key/value pairs) to add to every OpenTSDB metric data point.
required false
type Hash
default
{}
example
"tags": {
  "dc": "us-central-1"
}