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NAME

       gmetric - manual page for Ganglia Custom Metric Utility

SYNOPSIS

       gmetric [OPTIONS]...

DESCRIPTION

       The  Ganglia  Metric  Client  (gmetric)  announces  a  metric  on the list of defined send
       channels defined in a configuration file

       -h, --help
              Print help and exit

       -V, --version
              Print version and exit

       -c, --conf=STRING
              The    configuration    file    to    use     for     finding     send     channels
              (default=`/etc/ganglia/gmond.conf')

       -n, --name=STRING
              Name of the metric

       -v, --value=STRING
              Value of the metric

       -t, --type=STRING
              Either string|int8|uint8|int16|uint16|int32|uint32|float|double

       -u, --units=STRING
              Unit of measure for the value e.g. Kilobytes, Celcius (default=`')

       -s, --slope=STRING
              Either zero|positive|negative|both  (default=`both')

       -x, --tmax=INT
              The maximum time in seconds between gmetric calls (default=`60')

       -d, --dmax=INT
              The lifetime in seconds of this metric  (default=`0')

       -g, --group=STRING
              Group of the metric

       -D, --desc=STRING
              Description of the metric

       -T, --title=STRING
              Title of the metric

       -S, --spoof=STRING
              IP address and name of host/device (colon separated) we are spoofing  (default=`')

       -H, --heartbeat
              spoof a heartbeat message (use with spoof option)

AUTHOR

       Matt Massie <massie@cs.berkeley.edu>

REPORTING BUGS

       Report all bugs to the Ganglia Bugzilla Page at

         http://bugzilla.ganglia.info/cgi-bin/bugzilla/index.cgi

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