Rename Metric

Description

The Rename Metric processor can be used to rename metrics.

Use

The Rename Metric processor is utilized for renaming metrics. It supports renaming either the entire name of a single metric or the prefix of multiple metrics.

Supported Types

MetricsLogsTraces

Configuration

FieldDescription
OperationThe operation to perform when renaming a metric. Name: Rename an entire metric. Prefix: Rename the prefix of multiple metrics.
Old NameThe name of an incoming metric to rename. Required when Operation is set to Name.
New NameThe new name of an incoming metric. Required when Operation is set to Name.
Old PrefixThe prefix of incoming metrics to rename. Required when Operation is set to Prefix.
New PrefixThe new prefix of incoming metrics. Required when Operation is set to Prefix.

Example Configuration(s)

Renaming A Single Metric

In this configuration, the system.network.packets metric is renamed to just network.traffic.

Web Interface

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Renaming A Metric Prefix

In this configuration, the system prefix for host metrics is replaced with macos.

Web Interface

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