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How to get BIOS information like temp and power consumption?


I need to know how to get temperature and power consumption of my linux pc. How can I do it? Thanks in advance.

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Hi josefa123,

this is more a question about how you get this information on your flavor of Linux: link in Ubuntu you can use can use powertop or lm-sensors to get this kind of information. If you have found the best tool to get the information you need, create a scripted input http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/6.3.1/AdvancedDev/ScriptedInputsIntro to get this data into Splunk.
You can also check out the *nix App https://splunkbase.splunk.com/app/833/ to get some ideas how it can be done; there are some scripted inputs in there to get CPU or Memory usage.

Hope this helps ...

cheers, MuS

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Or more simply you can use the Command Modular Input to easily fire off these commands and index the command output in Splunk.


Thanks for the reminder! I forgot this great modular input - sorry!

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