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Cloud Insights uses this data collector to gather metrics from Consul.

This topic is considered Preview documentation and is subject to change.

Installation

  1. From Admin > Data Collectors, click +Data Collector. Under Services, choose Consul.

    If you haven’t configured an Agent for collection, you are prompted to install an agent in your environment.

    If you have an agent already configured, select the appropriate Operating System or Platform and click Continue.

  2. Follow the instructions in the Consul Configuration screen to configure the data collector. The instructions vary depending on the type of Operating System or Platform you are using to collect data.

Setup

Information may be found in the Consul documentation.

Objects and Counters for consul

The following objects and their counters are collected:

Object: Identifiers: Attributes: Datapoints:

Consul

Namespace
Check ID
Service Node

Node IP
Node OS
Node UUID
Node Name
Service Name
Check Name
Service ID
Status

Critical
Passing
Warning

Troubleshooting

Additional information may be found from the Support page.