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NAME

vzstats – report OpenVZ usage statistics
 

SYNOPSIS

vzstats


vzstats –view|–status


vzstats –enable|–disable


vzstats –help

 

DESCRIPTION

Utility vzstats, installed on an OpenVZ server, periodically collects
some usage statistics and sends it to the OpenVZ stats server,
http://stats.openvz.org,

for processing and analysis. Aggregated statistics from all reports are
available through the web interface.

Statistics reported include some basic hardware information (CPU, RAM,
file system and disk space usage for /vz), software
information (distribution version, kernel version, OpenVZ software versions),
and some OpenVZ-specific information (number of containers running/total,
number of containers using vswap and ploop, used OS templates
etc.). Information submission is anonymous; information that can be used to
directly identify a particular host (i.e. MAC or IP addresses, hostnames
etc.) is not being reported.

For the server to anonymously identify reports from the same client,
a unique random ID (UUID v4) is requested from the server during the
first vzstats run. It is then saved locally and used when sending
reports.

If run without any options and unless disabled, vzstats runs report
scripts found in REPDIR (defined in vzstats.conf, default is
/usr/libexec/vzstats), collects their output and sends it, as a tarball,
to stats server.
 

OPTIONS

In case any option is provided, no report is being send, instead an action
denoted by the option is performed.

The following options are supported:


–view


Collect but do not send report, giving a user an ability to see what
exact information would be send.
–config


Output current vzstats configuration, including:

• current version number;

• status (enabled or disabled);

• an URL used to submit reports to;

• vzstats UUID;

• report scripts directory.

–disable


Disable reporting. This is performed by creating a marker file,
/etc/vz/vzstats-disable.

vzstats checks this file upon start, and exits if it is present.

–enable


Re-enable reporting.
–help


Show usage.

 

FILES


/etc/vz/vzstats.conf
/etc/vz/vzstats-disable
/usr/libexec/vzstats/*

 

SEE ALSO

vzlist(8),

http://stats.openvz.org/,

http://openvz.org/vzstats.

 

LICENSE

Copyright (C) 2013, Parallels, Inc. Licensed under GNU GPL.



 

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NAME

SYNOPSIS

DESCRIPTION

OPTIONS

FILES

SEE ALSO

LICENSE



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