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This is a list of common questions when creating a metricset and the potential answers.
You are compiling your Beat, but the newly created metricset is not compiled?
Make sure that the path to your module and metricset are added as an import path either in your
file or your
include/list.go file. You can do this manually or by running
The metricset is compiled, but not started when starting Metricbeat?
After creating your metricset, make sure you run
make collect. This command adds the configuration
of your metricset to the default configuration. If the metricset still doesn’t start, check your
default configuration file to see if the metricset is listed there.