All Cloudius OSv binaries collect and send data at each boot
We do this to collect usage metrics in order to allocate resources correctly.
If you build OSv from source, the monitoring agent is not enabled by default.
Monitoring message at boot
At boot time, the following message will be written to OSv dmesg log file:
This version of OSv will send a report each time it is booted to Cloudius Systems. For more on information collected, how and why it is stored, and how to disable reporting, see osv.io/osv-stat
A randomly generated UUID for each boot
Operating system name, always “OSv” (
Free memory at boot time
Command run at boot (
Processor count, if available
JVM version (if installed)
You can disable the monitoring system in cloud-init, starting with OSv version 0.15 beta. Use this configuration:
monitor-agent: enable: false
You can also build OSv from source yourself
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