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The System module allows you to monitor your servers. Because the System module
always applies to the local server, the
hosts config option is not needed.
The System module comes with a predefined dashboard. For example:
The System module supports the standard configuration options that are described in Specify which modules to run. Here is an example configuration:
metricbeat.modules: - module: system period: 10s metricsets: - cpu - load - memory - network - process - process_summary #- core #- diskio #- socket processes: ['.*'] process.include_top_n: by_cpu: 5 # include top 5 processes by CPU by_memory: 5 # include top 5 processes by memory - module: system period: 1m metricsets: - filesystem - fsstat processors: - drop_event.when.regexp: system.filesystem.mount_point: '^/(sys|cgroup|proc|dev|etc|host|lib)($|/)'
The following metricsets are available: