client_buffer

XML section name

<client_buffer>
</client_buffer>

This section shows how to configure the agent bucket parameters in order to avoid events flooding.

Options

disabled

Toggles the agent buffer on and off. When set to yes, the agent will send events to the manager without any congestion control.

Default value

no

Allowed values

yes, no

Warning

Disabling this functionality in large environments may overwhelm the manager and the network causing them to fail.

queue_size

Sets the capacity of the agent buffer in number of events.

Default value

5000

Allowed values

Any number between 1 and 100000.

events_per_second

Specifies the number of events that can be sent to the manager per second.

Default value

500

Allowed values

Any number between 1 and 1000.

Default configuration

<client_buffer>
  <!-- Agent buffer options -->
  <disabled>no</disabled>
  <queue_size>5000</queue_size>
  <events_per_second>500</events_per_second>
</client_buffer>