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Plugin: freebsd.plugin Module: net.inet6.ip6.stats


Collect information abou IPv6 stats.

The plugin calls sysctl function to collect necessary data.

This collector is supported on all platforms.

This collector supports collecting metrics from multiple instances of this integration, including remote instances.

Default Behavior


This integration doesn’t support auto-detection.


The default configuration for this integration does not impose any limits on data collection.

Performance Impact

The default configuration for this integration is not expected to impose a significant performance impact on the system.



No action required.



The configuration file name for this integration is netdata.conf. Configuration for this specific integration is located in the [plugin:freebsd:net.inet6.ip6.stats] section within that file.

The file format is a modified INI syntax. The general structure is:

    option1 = some value
    option2 = some other value

    option3 = some third value

You can edit the configuration file using the edit-config script from the Netdata config directory.

cd /etc/netdata 2>/dev/null || cd /opt/netdata/etc/netdata
sudo ./edit-config netdata.conf


Name Description Default Required
ipv6 packets Enable or disable ipv6 packet metric. auto no
ipv6 fragments sent Enable or disable ipv6 fragments sent metric. auto no
ipv6 fragments assembly Enable or disable ipv6 fragments assembly metric. auto no
ipv6 errors Enable or disable ipv6 errors metric. auto no


There are no configuration examples.


Metrics grouped by scope.

The scope defines the instance that the metric belongs to. An instance is uniquely identified by a set of labels.

Per net.inet6.ip6.stats instance

These metrics show general information about IPv6 connections.

This scope has no labels.


Metric Dimensions Unit
ipv6.packets received, sent, forwarded, delivers packets/s
ipv6.fragsout ok, failed, all packets/s
ipv6.fragsin ok, failed, timeout, all packets/s
ipv6.errors InDiscards, OutDiscards, InHdrErrors, InAddrErrors, InTruncatedPkts, InNoRoutes, OutNoRoutes packets/s


There are no alerts configured by default for this integration.

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