pmlookupindomarchive(3) — Linux manual page



NAME         top

       pmLookupInDomArchive - translate an instance name into an
       instance identifier

C SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <pcp/pmapi.h>

       int pmLookupInDomArchive(pmInDom indom, const char *name);

       cc ... -lpcp

DESCRIPTION         top

       Provided the current Performance Metrics Application Programming
       Interface (PMAPI) context is associated with a set of archive
       logs, pmLookupInDomArchive will scan the union of all the
       instance domain metadata for the instance domain indom, locate
       the first instance with the external identification given by
       name, and return the internal instance identifier.

       This routine is a specialized version of the more general PMAPI
       routine pmLookupInDom.

       Only the leading non-space characters of name will be used to
       identify the instance.

       The value for the instance domain indom is typically extracted
       from a pmDesc structure, following a call to pmLookupDesc(3) for
       a particular performance metric.

       pmLookupInDomArchive will return a positive instance identifier
       on success.

DIAGNOSTICS         top

              the current PMAPI context is not associated with a set of
              archive logs

              indom is not a defined instance domain identifier for the
              set of archive logs

              the external instance name is not known for the instance
              domain indom in the set of archive logs

SEE ALSO         top

       PMAPI(3), pmGetConfig(3), pmGetInDomArchive(3), pmLookupDesc(3),
       pmLookupInDom(3), pmNameInDomArchive(3), pcp.conf(5) and

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