gmetad man page

gmetad — manual page for Ganglia Meta Daemon


gmetad [OPTIONS]...


The Ganglia Meta Daemon (gmetad) collects information from multiple gmond or gmetad data sources, saves the information to local round-robin databases, and exports XML which is the concatentation of all data sources

-h, --help

Print help and exit

-V, --version

Print version and exit

-c, --conf=STRING

Location of gmetad configuration file (default='/etc/ganglia/gmetad.conf')

-d, --debug=INT

Debug level. If greater than zero, daemon will stay in foreground.  (default='0')

-p, --pid-file=STRING

Write process-id to file


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Reporting Bugs

Report all bugs to the Ganglia Github project at


March 2008 gmetad User Commands