Litespeed plugin

This plugincollects metrics from Litespeed HTTP Server instance.

Prerequisites

Meter 4.2 or later must be installed.

The Litespeedplugin supports the following Operating Systems.

Linux(tick)
Smart OS(tick)
OS X(tick)

To install the plugin

  1. From the top right of the screen, perform one of the following actions:
    • Click Settings > Data Collection, select the TrueSight meter, and select the Sources tab.

    • Click Settings > Configure Sources.
  2. Use the search box or scroll through the page to find the source system which has the TrueSight meter on which you want to install the plugin.
  3. Click the name of the source to view source details.
  4. Select the Plugins tab.
  5. Use the search box or scroll through the page to find the plugin you want to install.
  6. Click + Install to start the installation.

    Refer to the following sections for the configuration details required to collect data and view the list of plugin metrics.

Configuration details

Litespeed writes server statistics to multiple report files in the /tmp/lshttpd folder by default, check your configuration to ensure that the path is correct. The number of reports are based on the number of CPUs on your server and the number of CPUs that you have licences for.

Field NameDescription
Report pathThe path to the lshttp .rtreport files
Virtual HostsInclude individual VHosts in your graphs

Advanced configuration

To customize this plugin, see Litespeed plugin on GitHub.

Plugin metrics

Metric NameDescription
Litespeed HTTP Connection limitThe ratio of connections to the Max Limit
Litespeed Http ConnsThe number of current HTTP connections
Litespeed Idle Http ConnsThe number of current idle HTTP connections
Litespeed HTTPS Connection limitThe ratio of connections to the Max Limit
Litespeed Https ConnsThe number of current HTTPS connections
Litespeed Idle Https ConnsThe number of current idle HTTPS connections
Litespeed Http Bytes InThe amount of inbound data over HTTP
Litespeed Http Bytes OutThe amount of outbound data over HTTP
Litespeed Https Bytes InThe amount of inbound data over HTTPS
Litespeed Https Bytes OutThe amount of outbound data over HTTPS
Litespeed Total Bytes InThe total amount of inbound data
Litespeed Total Bytes OutThe total amount of outbound data
Litespeed Cache HitsThe number of cache hits
Litespeed Cache Hit RatioThe ratio of cache hits to overall requests
Litespeed Requests in ProcessThe number of requests in process
Litespeed RequestsThe number of requests
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