The <metricCollector> element within the Ecosystem Manager Monitor configuration file denotes a grouping of metrics that are collected within a single time interval. The monitor class attribute is the absolute class name of a Java class that implements the com.teradata.tmsm.da.monitor.components.Monitor interface. The class specified must exist on the classpath of the Ecosystem Manager Monitor. The interval attribute denotes the amount of time, in seconds, that passes between calling a collectStats method of the metricCollector. The name attribute denotes a unique identifier to differentiate between the metricCollector objects.