Metrics Forwarder for PCF
This documentation describes Metrics Forwarder for PCF.
Metrics Forwarder for PCF is a service that allows apps to emit custom metrics to Loggregator and consume those metrics from the Loggregator Firehose. You can interact with the service through the Cloud Foundry Command Line Interface (cf CLI) and an HTTP API.
Metrics Forwarder for PCF enables users to do the following:
- Configure apps to emit custom metrics to Loggregator
- Read custom metrics from the Loggregator Firehose using a Firehose consumer of their choice, including community and third-party nozzles
The following table provides version and version-support information about Metrics Forwarder for PCF.
|Release date||August 24, 2017|
|Compatible Ops Manager version(s)||v1.11.x|
|Compatible Elastic Runtime version(s)||v1.11.x|
|IaaS support||AWS, Azure, GCP, OpenStack, and vSphere|
You must install the following products to start using Metrics Forwarder for PCF:
- PCF Elastic Runtime v1.11
- PCF Ops Manager v1.11
These products are available on Pivotal Network.
The total number of metrics that Metrics Forwarder for PCF can accept depends on the capacity of your Loggregator components.