Monitoring multiple server using Munin on Debian/Ubuntu Distribution

 

This tutorial was written for Debian Etch, but the configuration should apply to other distributions with little changes as well.

I want to say first that this is not the only way of setting up such a system. There are many ways of achieving this goal but this is the way I take. I do not issue any guarantee that this will work for you!

 

1 Preliminary Note

Our munin server's hostname is server1.example.com (IP address: 192.168.0.100), and we have a web site www.example.com on it with the document root /var/www/www.example.com/web on it.

I'm using one munin client here, server2.example.com (IP address: 192.168.0.101). Of course, you can add as many client systems as you like.

 

2 Install And Configure munin On The Server

munin server (server1.example.com):

To install the munin client and server on Debian Etch, we do this:

apt-get install munin munin-node

Next, we must edit the munin configuration file /etc/munin/munin.conf. We want munin to put its output into the directory Continue reading “Monitoring multiple server using Munin on Debian/Ubuntu Distribution” »

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