Munin is a networked resource monitoring tool that can help analyze resource trends and "what just happened to kill our performance?" problems.

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Munin showing apache accesses per virtual host

I have different NameVirtualHosts defined in Apache2 running on debian wheezy. Munin is running and is showing me the apache accesses on "port 80". Every virtual host is writing its own log files and ...
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Increasing time window for Munin alert and don't send alert immediately

Let's say that I want to set load alert if load > 20 with Munin. However, Munin will immediately alert when the load spikes up to 20. Is it possible to adjust the alert integration time (time window), ...
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What to monitor (key indicators) on web and database server

I just installed Munin for monitoring my web and database server. I lot of plugins were included out-of-the box, but I could use some advice on which one is actually good key indicators to monitor. ...
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Munin not creating HTML files in Ubuntu Server 14.04

I have used munin in several servers and this is the first time is taking me so much time to set it up. When I telnet munin directly, I can list the services, there is no error at the logs and munin ...
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munin requires perl(RRDs)

I'm in RHEL6.3 and I'm installing munin from epel http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/x86_64/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm I already solved all dependencies except this one : Error: Package: ...
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Munin reading apache graph

Do I understand / read Munin apache Graph correct that today aroung lunch (12:00) 9 Clients visited apache +- 50 processes were running at this time and the load was around 50K / s?
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Monitoring network output bandwidth of server for each IP address

I've got a network of static file serving servers. I use nginx to serve the files, and munin to monitor the network traffic. I want to know the output bandwidth of the server that goes to each IP ...
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How do I set up Munin to ping all devices in my LAN and alert me if anything is offline?

So I managed to set up Munin, which was tearful because it was my first encounter with Linux. But it now works and generates colorful little graphs. The real purpose of that exercise, however, was to ...
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Munin dynamic graph zoom (dynazoom) not working (Nginx, PHP-FPM)

Debian 7.5 Nginx/1.6.0 PHP 5.6.0RC2 (fpm-fcgi) (built: Jul 11 2014 08:17:52) Munin v2.0.21-2 I been searching all over the net for a few days for answers to my problem but it seems like no one knows ...
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Munin restart services like monit

The German monit wiki page says: Die gleichen Funktionen, aber mit einer aufwendigeren grafischen Web-Oberfläche versehen, bietet Munin Translation Same functions (as monit) but with a more ...
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Too many emails from munin

I have recently taken the time to look into munin and fix some of the plugins that wore not working. Among them yum. Now for the last few days there have been a few updates released for my centos and ...
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Permissions issue in Munin

I have a Fedora machine on which I have successfully installed and configured Munin. The issue that I now face is of permissions. So basically, I have a directory where I have pointed all my html ...
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Munin Postgres plugins: DBD::Pg not found

I'm trying to activate some of the Postgresql plugins for Munin. When I run munin-node-configure --suggest | grep postgres I get the following output: postgres_bgwriter | no | no [DBD::Pg ...
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munin-cron Unable to Copy Contents

I recently installed munin on my (Fedora12 based) server. Now, I wanted to get all the graphs in a static directory (The application runs on Django). So, I edited the file /etc/munin/munin.conf by ...
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cannot reach munin port on other AWS instance

2 AWS instances, in the same region but different availability zones, one is in regular EC2 and the other is in VPC, both have an Elastic IP, both are 64bit Amazon Linux AMI 2014.03.1. Both are ...
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How do I change the email address that Munin alerts are sending from?

The issue I'm having here is that when I get an alert from Munin, I want it to create a ticket. When the ticket it created, it sends an email back to the email address that Munin sent from each time ...
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Should munin be password-protected?

We use Munin at work. There is a Munin install - which right now is open to the world. An admin doesn't think he needs to password-protect it. What's the worst that can happen? How can I convince ...
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Munin bandwidth_ plugin not showing data

I'm trying to graph the cummulative bandwidth on an interface using Munin. Apparently there is a bandwidth_ plugin for this (see ...
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restrict shell commands for munin-node (netcat)

I've spent fair amount of day fiddling with this, and I'm about to give up (for today). I followed the instructions outlined here. All works at the moment. But to increase security I'd like to ...
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monitoring nginx-plus vhost trafic with munin

I am using nginx-plus (the version you have to pay for) and I would like to monitor acces by vhost. When I used nginx free version, I could easily monitor accesses with the byprojects munin plugin: ...
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How do I change, sort, add, remove graphs with Munin?

To keep an eye on what's happening with our production servers I recently discovered Munin. It was trivial to install but I'm having a lot of trouble working out how to add/remove graphs. I found ...
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Remove future entries from munin after date change

Having changed the date on the system during some unrelated testing, munin created entries in its database files based on the incorrect future date; it also recreated the summary files which use this ...
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How to bind munin to use a vhost or port number?

Currently I'am able to access my munin setup using the default url. www.mydomain.com/munin For security reasons, I want to only allow Munin to be access using port number. Like this ...
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Munin not working, error message

Munin does not show any graph... When I make munin-update I have this error: /usr/share/munin/munin-update 2014/02/15 10:53:43 [ERROR] config error under [amavis] for 'group adm' : Parse error in ...
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Munin Data gathering - Some nodes fail gathering data

Hy Everybody I've run into a strange Problem with munin for which i didnt find any solution... maybe somebody here will be able to help. Im running the munin-master on a debian 7. Here's the config ...
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How to extract single day Munin graphs

We have one monitoring server and on that I install Munin. Now i need to extract Feb 1 Graphs. Is it possible to extract the graph and will it effect the latest graphs
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Ubuntu munin-node reports incorrect committed memory

Ever since we upgraded our vps server, munin's committed memory goes through the roof, and we don't even have that much physical memory on our server in the first place. Is this something we should ...
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Why does this iptables config prevent munin from working?

I have created an iptables config which I thought that I understood, however it seems to be preventing munin from generating graphs and I'm not sure why. If I disable iptables, munin will generate ...
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CPU graph in Munin showing 0.00 utilization

Munin Server installed on Redhat 5.6 is connected to one the Windows Server is showing CPU graph 0.00. I checked on Munin Server and find no problem. Not even permission error. Im sure CPU utilization ...
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How to access min/max/avg value in munin plugins?

I'm writing a munin plugin and display a GAUGE which displays a value which constantly increases. What I want to add to that plugin is a day/week/etc. average. I simply have to substract the day's ...
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Delaying munin notifications

I have a few servers that are monitored by munin, and fairly frequently one of a selection of units has a transient failure to read data. That gets me two emails, one telling me that all the values ...
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Munin graph Disk IOs for /dev/sda k unit interpretation

From Munin diskstats plugin Disk IOs for /dev/sda graph shows Max IO/sec -read/+write 1.75k/920.92. What does the k unit in Disk IOs graph mean?
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How to query a munin plugin via netcat?

I want to query a present Munin plugin from Nagios. As I would like to do some calculations and aggregations (the plugin reports data over a period of time) and not just look at the last values, the ...
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munin-node apache_ with basic authentication - please be more specific

Can someone please explain this to me: In this answer: munin-node apache_ with basic authentication there is a line saying: If you need authenticated access to the URL you can specify the ...
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syntax error: unknown user 'munin' in statoverride file

Server running Ubuntu 12.04 lts I installed munin the other day on a server. I decided later to remove it with apt-get. I noticed that not everything was removed from the installation so manually ...
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Munin: make plugin output depend on querying master

I have a Munin supersampling plugin which returns high resolution data (sample rate of 1 second). The node offering this plugin is queried by two Munin masters, one of which is a version 1.4 instance ...
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munin-node send data to more than one master?

I'm in the process of making everything on our server setups redundant, and so comes the monitoring. We have one virtual machine acting as munin master and all other virtual machines are munin nodes ...
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Munin disable dynazoom.html

Doing a quick google search for "Munin dynazoom.html doesn't work" yields many results. There doesn't seem to be a solution that works -- at least not that I have seen. I have munin installed on a ...
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Munin UNKNOWN spamming

By adding unknown_limit 50 to munin.conf I've been able to drastically decrease the number of emails I receive from hosts that generate an otherwise acceptable level of UNKNOWN values. The problem is ...
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Linode Munin Nodes

I have 3 servers in Linode. All of them are configured with private lan network. All 3 are able to ping each other. I have install a Munin master server in one of them and Munin node to all of them. ...
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Munin mysql plugins results inconsistent, with IPC::Sharelite store() error: Identifier removed

I've recently setup a munin-node on a CentOS server. All was working fine until I tried to add the apache plugin (which works fine). For some odd reason, the mysql plugins for munin that used to work ...
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Munin Limits on COUNTER and DERIVE Data

For Munin plugins of COUNTER and DERIVE type, what values should I use for ${name}.warning and ${name}.critical values?
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Munin's load plugin does not appear

I just did a fresh install of Munin 2.0.6-4 on a Debian 7.1 server from the debian repositories. The "load" plugin appears as loaded: # munin-node-configure | grep load load | ...
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I have setup munin how do I set up alerts for specific parameters

I have setup alerts in munin.conf contacts user1 user2 user3 user4 contact.user1.command mail -s "Munin notification" mailid1@mydomain.in contact.user2.command mail -s "Munin notification" ...
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Munin Interpretation - Server Limits

I've installed Munin to monitor my debian (squeeze) webserver (2 x Intel Quad Xeon 4x2.66GHz, 16GB RAM, 2x1000GB HDD Raid). There are around 50k visits per day. The scripts are very simple and there ...
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No Graphs available in Munin

I have a problem using munin (on Ubuntu 10.05 LTS). No graphs are available. Instead, an image placeholder is shown. I tried different settings, but it does not work. I used ...
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Using munin for server monitoring

I want to use munin for monitoring my VPS servers. I'm just interested is it possible to use it without apache installing? So is it possible to install only munin-node on each node I want to monitor ...
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“sudo: no tty present” for munin plugin using password-less sudo

I am writing a plugin for munin to monitor something on our Ubuntu Linux server (which is on Amazon EC2). The plugin requires running a programme /usr/sbin/rabbitmqctl via sudo. I have the following ...
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How to determine if you need to upgrade memory?

My CentOS server's munin graph shows high swap, but the amount of apps memory seems low. Does this still mean I need to upgrade my memory? What is causing all that swap? Is it because of the ...
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How to export list of hosts in Munin?

I have inherited a Munin installation and I want to make a list of all the monitored hosts. Is there a command or other way to export a list of all monitored hosts to CSV or XML?