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How can I configure Munin to give me a “total” view of all my cloud servers?

I have a dozen load balanced cloud servers all monitored by Munin. I can track each one individually just fine. But I'm wondering if I can somehow bundle them up to see just how much collective CPU ...
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How to optimize munin fw_conntrack script

I have a server with about 65k connections in ip_conntrack. How can I optimize munin script that counts various types of connections (default fw_conntrack script): cat /proc/net/ip_conntrack | awk ' ...
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'inode table usage' spiking every morning at 8am

I installed munin on my ubuntu server. It's showing my 'inode table usage' spiking every morning at 8am. It then rapidly curves down and settles over the course of several hours. What might cause ...
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What does a jagged committed memory graph mean?

We've been attempting to debug load programs on our servers, and along the way we've been looking at some graphs, like this one: (The white spaces are when the server got so hosed we couldn't ...
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Can't get IPMI sensor data

I have SuperMicro 1U 6016T-MTHF with Winbond WPCM450 BMC server. Here's my problem: root@foo:~# ipmitool -I open sensor FAN 1 | 8281.000 | RPM | ok | 400.000 | 576.000 | ...
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Force Munin email notifications only on status change, not on update

I got Munin to notify me with email if certain values goes above my thresholds. This works very well and I am happy with it. However, there is a small glitch. If any of my values is in critical or ...
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How to migrate Munin graph history

I have a pretty basic munin configuration, with a host in my munin.conf like this [old;name] and a Plugin, that gives host_name: name I changed the munin.conf to [new;name] the host_name in ...
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What steps are necessary to install Munin on RHEL to track performance of multiple servers

I need to keep track of network, CPU and memory utilization of an application that sits on 5 machines (apache, mysql, memcached). I thought I'd install Munin for this. But I'm getting a little lost in ...
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Munin with intermittent clients

I'm currently using munin to monitor a bunch of linux servers (as well as a few WinXP clients). However, munin does its data collection sequentially, and seems to be very susceptible to timing out ...
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Restore min/avg/max graphs in Munin 2

I just migrated from Munin 1.4 to Munin 2.0.6 on Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS. The weekly graphs no longer show min/max values, only the avg. How do i get those back? Thanks Maciej
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Find out what's running wget on my server

In my access.log I see requests coming from 127.0.0.1 and retrieving server's "/" and then all of graphics and CSS referenced in it. This happens regularly, every 5 minutes. I want to find out what, ...
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Munin - Netstat Graph

I've installed Munin on a couple of our servers (CentOS) so I'll have some way to monitor what is going on. [Sorry the images arn't embedded in, as it turns out new user's can't post images directly] ...
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Unable to add new munin node to existing munin master

I'm trying to add a node to an existing munin master (which I didn't setup but which seems to be working fine as it shows graphs for 8 existing nodes) and I'm having some troubles. Here are the steps ...
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How do I get Apache stats into munin when proxied from nginx?

I have munin plugins for mysql and nginx working, but, I'm not sure how to get the apache plugin working (it's there, I just haven't setup apache yet). nginx proxies requests to apache running django ...
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munin to monitor apache hits on particular URLs

We are having a problem with our web application, and are currently monitoring performance via munin. We have defined a list of URLs that are causing problems, and am hoping for munin to find out from ...
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install Munin on rhel4-32

# cat /proc/version > Linux version 2.6.9-023stab048.6-enterprise (root@rhel4-32) (gcc version 3.4.5 20051201 (Red Hat 3.4.5-2)) #1 SMP Mon Nov 17 19:09:18 MSK 2008 This is Redhat4, right? and i ...
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Error trying to get munin running as a cgi

I'm just cutting my teeth getting munin running (latest 1.4.1 on centos) . It's working but I want it as a cgi frontend so I'm not generating graphs constantly when I look at them a few times a day ...
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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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Alert if munin-master contact node

I have installed munin on one of my servers, and munin-node on another server I wish to monitor. I would like an alert if for any reason the node can't be contacted by the master. Is it possible to ...
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Adding total bandwidth graph to Munin

I've been trying to figure this out for an hour... how to get a total bandwidth graph (showing all network traffic) in Munin? I just installed Munin, got several plugins added but what I'd really like ...
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Starting Linode instances via StackScripts based on Nagios events

I'm developing a web application (django/gunicorn/nginx) that needs to be scaled out according to load. The app will be hosted on Linodes so I intend to use StackScripts (and maybe Puppet) to start ...
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Stacking Munin graph plugins

Is there a simple way to stack existing plugin graphs and hide the originals? For example, I'd like to stack ping_ with say, ping_google.com and ping_amazon.com together. Do I need to write a new ...
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Munin fills server memory

In the last weeks, it happened several times to me that my vserver (Debian Lenny) was out of RAM (500M) and therefore wasn't able to run apache anymore. When looking at the processes with top, I saw ...
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Evaluate a Munin graph defined in munin.conf

I have defined an additional graph (in Munin, munin.conf) that calculates the total size of my MySQL database. The index and data sizes are extracted from an external plugin. The definition looks like ...
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Memory Interpretation Graph - Munin

Yesterday I rebooted the web server machine, but I'm trying to figure out why the graph below shows prior rebooting the memory almost full of cache and just a bit of active memory used. Would there be ...
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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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How to export munin raw data to CSV?

I'm monitoring my Debian GNU/Linux server with Munin monitoring software. I was wondering whether I could export the raw data used to generate Munin charts? I want to do some in-depth statistical ...
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set — $(cat /proc/loadavg)

Hi I have a munin plugin that does this load_fetch() { set -- $(cat /proc/loadavg) cat <<EOF ...
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How to read the scale of the munin monitoring system, tomcat accesses by day graph

The tomcat accesses by day graph in munin has a y axis that shows "accesses / second", and currently shows "66 m". It can't be 66 million accesses per second, a single server couldn't return that ...
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How to monitor HTTP response error codes from nginx using munin?

I'm beginning to use Munin to monitor an in-production Nginx server. One thing I'm particularly interested in graphing is the rate of errors--HTTP responses with codes in the 50x range. I'm wondering ...
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Munin Graphs - Have one graph/plugin only update once per hour?

I am writing a custom munin plugin/graph and it's slightly computationally expensive. It's also unlikely to change much in a few minutes. Is it possible to have this one graph/plugin only update once ...
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Will running RRDtool or Cacti slow down my servers performance?

I'm consider running some performance profile tools like Cacti for my server, but I'm concerned that running RRDtool or Cacti slow down my servers performance? Is this a valid concern for me? Or ...
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What is the syntax for munin eth1 traffic?

I want my nodes' eth0 and eth1 traffic side by side in a single munin graph, like I have for load. I can't find the variable names for eth0 and eth1. For load it's myserver.com:load.load Any ideas? ...
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Munin email notification

I am trying to get munin to notify me via email. I have configured munin and it reports critical and warning values but no alerts are being sent neither is any script being called. Can you please ...
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Disk IOs spikes at set times in CentOS

I recently installed Munin on my servers. Now 2 of my machines show big spikes in DiskIO at the same time, everyday at 4am. I run Centos 5.6 (64bit). I've checked my cron logs, and I have no personal ...
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is there any problem with my server

Below is a Munin Service Monitor screenshot for netstat by day which have a lot of failed connection. so I need to know is this a serious issue?
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Configure Munin graphs to show different time periods

I'm running a server with Munin installed through WHM cPanel. I've been googling around and I can't seem to find out how to do the following: A: Change a graph to show a different time period ...
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Munin's fw_conntrack reports strange number of sockets in TIME_WAIT

Ubuntu Server 10.04.1 x86 Munin 1.4.4 Here is what Munin tells me about connections through firewall on my server: Here is what netstat -n has to say about this: $ netstat -an|awk '/tcp/ ...
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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 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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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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How to make munin graph (derive or counter) not per second?

I have values: 10:00 - 505 11:00 - 507 12:00 - 510 13:00 - 525 and i want get graph: 11:00 - 2 12:00 - 3 13:00 - 15 but have per second(munin run every 5 minutes): 11:00 - 2/300 12:00 - 3/300 ...
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configuring Munin for Nginx 1.2.4 on ubuntu 10.04 ubuntu ec2 instances

I am running my ruby on rails app ubuntu 10.04 ec2 instance and I am using nginx 1.2.4. I am trying to configure munin to get stats fron nginx, I have recompiled nginx and its working fine but I am ...
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Single Munin server to host multiple projects

We have multiple projects to be monitored with Munin, and naturally we have a separate Munin server for each project. But now that we're using Munin 2.0 + Nginx/fcgi and it's scalable with many ...
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Innodb statistics

We're running InnoDB as a MySQL engine and using phpMyadmin to administer our database. Under Status -> Query statistics, phpMyadmin gives us the following: We would like to know where these ...
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What file should be the DirectoryIndex in Apache to properly serve Munin graphs?

This is probably going to be one of those of course! answers, but I've spent all night looking up tutorials and FAQs on Munin and can't seem to find the answer. I have Munin installed, and I'm trying ...
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Munin CPU usage graph doesn't go all the way to 100% on a busy VM

We've noticed that our Munin CPU graphs look a little odd on VMs that are quite busy. VM is running Ubuntu 8.04, VMware tools up-to-date and running, host is VMware ESXi 4.1.0 build 348481. This is ...
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Trying to move munin master from one debian server to another

I am trying to move munin master node from one debian server to another and preserve the history graphs, how could I proceed (maybe someone can write the instruction on munin wiki website). Regards, ...
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Disable graph_total in Munin Graphs

Is there any way to disable the graph_total for a Munin graph? For example, the apache_processes plugin generates a "total" line that becomes meaningless when there are multiple ports monitored. I'd ...
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Monitoring System for the cloud?

I need a monitoring system, much like ganglia / nagios that is build for the cloud. I need it to support : Adding / removing nodes dynamically. (Node shuts down, dose not imply node failure...) ...