Value input data format
value input data format to parse single values into Telegraf metrics.
Specify the measurement name and a field to use as the parsed metric.
To specify the measurement name for your metric, set
name_override; otherwise, the input plugin name (for example, “exec”) is used as the measurement name.
You must tell Telegraf what type of metric to collect by using the
data_type configuration option. Available data type options are:
- float or long
[[inputs.exec]] ## Commands array commands = ["cat /proc/sys/kernel/random/entropy_avail"] ## override the default metric name of "exec" name_override = "entropy_available" ## override the field name of "value" # value_field_name = "value" ## Data format to consume. ## Each data format has its own unique set of configuration options, read ## more about them here: ## https://github.com/influxdata/telegraf/blob/master/docs/DATA_FORMATS_INPUT.md data_format = "value" data_type = "integer" # required
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