Postman

Sending a metric via HTTP POST

  1. Open Postman.

  2. Create a new request, set its type to POST and its URL to

    https://www.hostedgraphite.com/api/v1/sink
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  3. Go to the Authorization tab. For the authorization type select Basic Auth. In the username field, enter your Hosted Graphite API key.

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  4. Go to the Body tab. Select raw, and enter a datapoint for your metric (you can send multiple datapoints as long as they are on separate lines). You may also include an optional Unix timestamp with your datapoint. A datapoint has the following parameters:

    <metricName> <value> <optionalTimestamp>
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  5. Click the Send button to send your datapoint. When your datapoint has been sent successfully, you will receive a response with status 202 Accepted.

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Your API key can be found on your account home page.