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how to use ceilometer with my own metrics

asked 2015-05-04 10:18:18 -0600

binou gravatar image

Hello, please help me I am testing autoscaling with heat and ceilometer .For the ceilometer alarm I would like to use the outputs of a shell script( like a function which return a number and the scale up/scale down will depends on this number according to ceilometer)

So how can I manage the communication betwen my shell script and ceilometer?

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answered 2015-05-04 10:57:10 -0600

Why not just use the API directly or the Ceilometer CLI to modify alarms?

http://docs.openstack.org/cli-referen... http://docs.openstack.org/developer/c...

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Yes I am using ceilometer to create samples for custom metrics but what I don't Know is after creating my samples how the communication is managed betwen my script and the ceilometer?

binou gravatar imagebinou ( 2015-05-07 10:01:00 -0600 )edit

.In others words ,I have to call to the script or the ouputs of my script somewhere while creating my new measure.Must I do settings in the ceilometer configuration to includ my script file?

binou gravatar imagebinou ( 2015-05-07 10:01:05 -0600 )edit

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