The SQS collector collects metrics for one or more Amazon AWS SQS queues


Below is an example configuration for the SQSCollector. You can specify an arbitrary amount of regions

    enabled = True
    interval = 60

    access_key_id = '...'
    secret_access_key = '''
    queues = queue_name[,queue_name2[,..]]

Note: If you modify the SQSCollector configuration, you will need to restart diamond.


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Setting Default Description Type
byte_unit byte Default numeric output(s) str
enabled False Enable collecting these metrics bool
measure_collector_time False Collect the collector run time in ms bool
metrics_blacklist None Regex to match metrics to block. Mutually exclusive with metrics_whitelist NoneType
metrics_whitelist None Regex to match metrics to transmit. Mutually exclusive with metrics_blacklist NoneType

Example Output