linux conntrack metricsetedit

This functionality is in beta and is subject to change. The design and code is less mature than official GA features and is being provided as-is with no warranties. Beta features are not subject to the support SLA of official GA features.

The conntrack module reports on performance counters for the linux connection tracking component of netfilter. Conntrack uses a hash table to track the state of network connections.


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

Here is an example document generated by this metricset:

    "@timestamp": "2017-10-12T08:05:34.853Z",
    "event": {
        "dataset": "linux.conntrack",
        "duration": 115000,
        "module": "linux"
    "linux": {
        "conntrack": {
            "summary": {
                "drop": 0,
                "early_drop": 0,
                "entries": 16,
                "found": 0,
                "ignore": 3271028,
                "insert_failed": 0,
                "invalid": 122,
                "search_restart": 3
    "metricset": {
        "name": "conntrack",
        "period": 10000
    "service": {
        "type": "linux"