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How does ceilometer recognize a new meter?

asked 2014-08-08 04:44:56 -0500

BrunoGraz gravatar image

updated 2014-08-08 04:47:39 -0500

Hi all,

I am using ceilometer with kwapi to get the energy measurements from our servers and currently we have created a script to insert this samples from the api, I would like to know how I make ceilometer collect this data from the api without create any script and how ceilometer collect the samples.

Thanks.

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So you want put new custom metrics to ceilometer and watch for them via dasboard? Is it correct?

gagarinq9 ( 2014-09-15 03:45:30 -0500 )edit

yes i have the same issue, i used api to create custom metrics but unable to see them in the mongodb, any other steps needed to make this happen?thanks!

9lives ( 2014-09-16 23:33:04 -0500 )edit

@9lives in my case it is in mongo but not visible via dasboard. Maybe you have some info about this?

gagarinq9 ( 2014-09-17 03:40:47 -0500 )edit

Ihave the same question. I am testing autoscaling with heat and ceilometer .For the ceilometer alarm I would like to use the outputs of a script shel (it will return a number and the scale up/scale down will depends on this number ).So how can I manage the communication betwen my script and ceilomet

binou ( 2015-05-07 05:52:55 -0500 )edit

So it seems that I can create sample for custom metric but after taht how can i manage the communication betwen the outputs of my script and ceilometer.In other words when and where i call the cript file ?

binou ( 2015-05-07 05:53:12 -0500 )edit

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answered 2014-09-26 08:22:15 -0500

BrunoGraz gravatar image

updated 2014-11-10 05:05:20 -0500

Hello guys,

Regarding how ceilometer collects the data from kwapi there is a post explaining all the necessary steps. Also there is a brief explanation of how to set the meters which ceilometer will collect the data (through the pipeline file).

Hope have been of great help.

Regards, Bruno.

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answered 2015-05-07 05:53:30 -0500

binou gravatar image

I have the same question. I am testing autoscaling with heat and ceilometer .For the ceilometer alarm I would like to use the outputs of a script shel (it will return a number and the scale up/scale down will depends on this number ).So how can I manage the communication betwen my script and ceilometer?

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So it seems that I can create sample for custom metric but after taht how can i manage the communication betwen the outputs of my script and ceilometer.In other words when and where i call the cript file ? please help me

binou ( 2015-05-07 05:53:56 -0500 )edit

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