About Telemetry Streaming¶
Telemetry Streaming is an iControl LX extension that aggregates, normalizes, and forwards statistics and events from the BIG-IP to a consumer application.
System Poller: Polls a system on a defined interval for information such as device statistics, virtual server statistics, pools statistics, and more.
Event Listener: Provides a listener, currently TCP, that can accept events in a specific format and process them.
Consumer: Accepts information from disparate systems and provides the tools to process that information. In the context of Telemetry Streaming this means providing a mechanism by which to integrate with existing analytics products. To see examples of configurations for consumers like Splunk, Azure Log Analytics, AWS CloudWatch, AWS S3, Graphite, see the Configuring a Consumer Stream section of this guide.