gmond man page

gmond — manual page for Ganglia Monitor Daemon


gmond [OPTIONS]...


The Ganglia Monitoring Daemon (gmond) listens to the cluster message channel, stores the data in-memory and when requested will output an XML description of the state of the cluster

-h, --help
Print help and exit
-V, --version
Print version and exit
-c, --conf=STRING
Location of gmond configuration file (default= `/etc/ganglia/gmond.conf')
-l, --location=STRING
Location of this host in the cluster 'rack,rank,plane'. (default=`0,0,0')
-d, --debug=INT
Debug level. If greater than zero, daemon will stay in foreground. (default=`0')
-f, --foreground
Run in foreground (don't daemonize) (default=off)
-t, --default_config
Print the default configuration to stdout and exit (default=off)
-m, --metrics
Print the list of metrics this gmond supports (default=off)
-b, --bandwidth
Calculate minimum bandwidth use for configuration (default=off)
-r, --convert=STRING
Convert a 2.5.x configuration file to the new 3.x format
-p, --pid-file=STRING
Write process-id to file


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March 2008 gmond User Commands