Release Announcement: Telegraf 1.18.0

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A new feature-bearing release for Telegraf is now available:

The binaries for the latest open source release can be found on our downloads page.

Many thanks to the 70+ open source community members who contributed to this effort!

Key feature highlights from the release include:

  • Updated to Go 1.16.2
  • Code signing for Windows and macOS
  • More SNMP v3 authentication protocols including SHA-512
  • Added support for DataDog distributions metric type

New Inputs

  • Beat Input Plugin (beat)
    • The Beat plugin will collect metrics from the given Elastic Beat instances. Contributed by @nferch
  • CS:GO Input Plugin (csgo)
    • This plugin gathers metrics from Counter-Strike: Global Offensive servers. Contributed by @oofdog
  • Directory Monitoring Input Plugin (directory_monitor)
    • This plugin monitors a single directory and takes in each file placed in the directory. The plugin will gather all files in the directory at a configurable interval, and parse the ones that haven't been picked up yet. Contributed by @InfluxData
  • RavenDB Input Plugin (ravendb)
  • NFS Input Plugin (nfsclient)
    • This plugin collects data from an NFS Client per-mount statistics (/proc/self/mountstats). By default, only a limited number of general system-level metrics are collected, including basic read/write counts. Contributed by @pmoranga

New Outputs

New External Plugins

New Aggregators

New Processors

New Parsers

  • XML Parser Plugin (xml)
    • This plugin parses a XML string into metric fields using XPath expressions. Contributed by @srebhan

New Serializers

Head to our downloads page to get the latest Telegraf release. If you find issues or have questions, please join our InfluxDB Community Slack, post them in our InfluxDB GitHub Repo or our Community Site and we will take a look.