monclient — Command-line consumer client


monclient [[-C file] | [--config file]] [[-V] | [--version]] [[-a method] | [--auth method]] [[-c count] | [--count count]] [[-e expr] | [--expr expr]] [[-f freq] | [--freqency freq]] [[-h] | [--help]] {[-n metric] | [--name metric]} [[-o file] | [--output file]] [[-p name=value] | [--param name=value]...] [[-r] | [--raw]] [[-t sec] | [--timeout sec]] [[-v] | [--verbose]] [[-w layer] | [--wrap layer]...] URL


monclient is a generic command-line consumer client.


[-C file] | [--config file]

Use the specified configuration file instead of @sysconfdir@/libmonp.conf

[-V] | [--version]

Print the version number and exit.

[-a method] | [--auth method]

The authentication method to use. If not specified, the strongest method supported by both the producer and the consumer will be used.

[-c count] | [--count count]

Receive number of values specified (default is 1) and then exit. If set to negative the program runs until stopped by pressing Ctrl-C (sending SIGINT).

[-e expression] | [-expr expression]

Evaluate the expression on every data and print the result.

[-f freq] | [--frequency freq]

Specify measurement frequency in seconds.

[-h] | [--help]

Print a short help message on parameters and usage.

[-n metric] | [--name metric]

Specify the metric name to be queried. This option is mandatory.

[-o file] | [--output file]

Output file name to save data into.

[-p name=value] | [--param name=value]

Specify metric parameters. Each occurance of this option adds a parameter to the list.

[-r] | [--raw]

Output raw data. If given, the -o option must also be specified. This option cannot be used together with the -e option.

[-t sec] | [--timeout sec]

Abort if a command does not complete within the specified time. If the value given is not positive, there will be no timeout (this is also the default).

[-v] | [--verbose]

Verbose output, some additional control information is printed as well.

[-w layer] | [--wrap layer]

Use the specified I/O layer.


URL of the monitoring system to connect to.