System socket_summary metricsetedit

This functionality is in technical preview and may be changed or removed in a future release. Elastic will apply best effort to fix any issues, but features in technical preview are not subject to the support SLA of official GA features.

The System socket_summary metricset provides the summary of open network sockets in the host system.

It collects a summary of metrics with the count of existing TCP and UDP connections and the count of listening ports.

This metricset is available on:

  • FreeBSD
  • Linux
  • macOS


There are no configuration options for this metricset.


For a description of each field in the metricset, see the exported fields section.