collectd's documentation consists primarily of the manpages that come
with the daemon, accompanied with some special documents on certain aspects. A more generic source of
information is the file
The manpages, that come with the daemon, are provided here in HTML form for your convenience. Since converting them to HTML format is not fully automatic they may be a little outdated here. If in doubt, please refer to the manpages that come with the distribution.
In order to make it easier to contribute documentation, we have moved some of the documentation into a wiki. You can switch to the wiki (and back to the homepage) using the buttons in the upper right corner of the site. Or follow this link:
The following documentation describes some special aspects of the daemon.
A lot of projects refer to their technical documentation under "reference documentation". If you're looking for that, please read the manual pages above. We provide links to specific parts of our documentation here.
Help writing documentation!
Writing documentation is, along with reporting bugs, an easy and very much appreciated way of contributing to an open source project. You can do this without any coding skills whats-o-ever and everybody will benefit from it - users and developers alike. If you have written something up, or plan to, let us know :)
The following documentation has been found on the web or has been submitted by users.