System entropy metricsetedit

This is the entropy metricset of the module system. It collects the amount of available entropy in bits. On kernel versions greater than 2.6, entropy will be out of a total pool size of 4096.

This Metricset is available on:

  • linux


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": "system.entropy",
        "duration": 115000,
        "module": "system"
    "metricset": {
        "name": "entropy"
    "service": {
        "type": "system"
    "system": {
        "entropy": {
            "available_bits": 2801,
            "pct": 0.683837890625