Enable write_graphite plugin in Collectd

Most of the linux distros come with collectd without “write_graphite” enabled, which is used for sending time series data to Graphite .You will get this error while starting collectd, with write_graphite plugin configured in collectd.conf

To enable “write_graphite” plugin, you need to install collectd from source

Step1 : Download Collectd source

Step2: create “configure” script

Collectd ships with a build.sh' script to generate the configure’


Step3: Run configure

Step4: Install


make && make install

If there are no errors, you should be able to see Collectd installed under “/opt/collectd/”

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