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NETDATA(1) real-time performance monitoring NETDATA(1)

NAME

netdata - real-time performance monitoring

SYNOPSIS

netdata [-c OPTIONS] [-D|-d] [-P FILENAME] [-i IP] [-p PORT] [-s PATH] [-t SECONDS] [-u USERNAME]

netdata -h netdata -v|-V

DESCRIPTION

netdata is distributed, real-time, performance and health monitoring for systems and applications. It provides insights of everything happening on the systems it runs using interactive web dashboards.

It can run autonomously without any third party components or it can be integrated to existing monitoring tool chains (Prometheus, Graphite, OpenTSDB, Kafka, Grafana, etc).

OPTIONS

The netdata daemon is usually started by an initscript or a systemd service, the following options are available:

-c FILENAME
Configuration file to load.
Default: /etc/netdata/netdata.conf.

-D
Do not fork. Run in the foreground.
Default: run in the background

-d
Fork. Run in the background.
Default: run in the background

-h
Display this help message.

-P FILENAME
File to save a pid while running.
Default: do not save pid to a file

-i IP
The IP address to listen to.
Default: all IP addresses IPv4 and IPv6

-p PORT
API/Web port to use.
Default: 19999

-s PATH
Prefix for /proc and /sys (for containers).
Default: no prefix

-t SECONDS
The internal clock of netdata.
Default: 1

-u USERNAME
Run as user.
Default: netdata

-v, -V
Print netdata version and exit.

-W OPTIONS
See Advanced options below.

ADVANCED OPTIONS

-W stacksize=N
Set the stacksize (in bytes).

-W debug_flags=N
Set runtime tracing to debug.log.

-W unittest
Run internal unittests and exit.

-W createdataset=N
Create a DB engine dataset of N seconds and exit.

-W stresstest=A,B,C,D,E,F
Run a DB engine stress test for A seconds, with B writers and C readers, with a ramp up time of D seconds for writers, a page cache size of E MiB, an optional disk space limit of F MiB and exit.

-W set SECTION OPTION VALUE
Set netdata.conf option from the command line.

-W simple-pattern PATTERN STRING
Check if string matches pattern and exit.

-W 'claim -token=TOKEN -rooms=ROOM1,ROOM2'
Claim the agent to the workspace rooms pointed to by TOKEN and ROOM*.

SIGNALS

HUP
Close and reopen log files.

USR1
Save internal DB to disk.

USR2
Reload health configuration.

FILES

/etc/netdata
Configuration file.
/usr/share/doc/netdata
Upstream documentation.

HOMEPAGE

More information about netdata can be found on the homepage at <https://my-netdata.io> and in the manual at <https://docs.netdata.cloud>.

AUTHOR

netdata was written by Costa Tsaousis <costa@tsaousis.gr>.

This manual page was written by Federico Ceratto <federico@debian.org> for the Debian project and may be used by others.

2021-02-07 1.29.0