Zenon Mousmoulas zmousm at noc.grnet.gr
Wed Feb 18 15:28:16 CET 2015

On 2015-02-18 15:45, Arran Cudbard-Bell wrote:
>> On 18 Feb 2015, at 00:44, Zenon Mousmoulas <zmousm at noc.grnet.gr> 
>> wrote:
>> Writing to graphite (and influxdb) would be great. It is common to use 
>> statsd (or collectd) as an aggregation front-end to carbon, using a 
>> less efficient but easier to write plain-text protocol. Would that be 
>> already possible with freeradius, e.g. sending linelog to a udp 
>> socket?
> Unsure. It may work already if you use something like netcat to create
> a named domain socket and then point linelog at that. There's nothing
> in the code that checks if the thing pointed to by filename is a file
> :)
> Collectd does have some useful/interesting transport capabilities. How
> is it used as an aggregator in this case?

There is a plugin for doing configurable aggregation of metrics. It's a 
different concept from statsd though.

In any case the point was writing to statsd/collectd (different, but 
both plain-text protocols) rather than (or in addition to) writing to 


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