Ganglia Monitoring Tool
To make it easier to investigate system load and connectivity issues, we recommend using the Ganglia monitoring tool. Ganglia is an open-source project that grew out of the University of California, Berkeley Millennium Project. The Ganglia website is http://ganglia.info/.
Installing Base Packages
Every instance you want to monitor should run the ganglia monitoring daemon (
gmond). Aggregated data instance(s) should contain additional packages.
Install necessary packages (they are available in the
Install all needed RPMs:
This is all you really need in order to get started. Repeat these steps for every instance you are going to monitor. Documentation on how to tune
/etc/ganglia/gmond.conf is widely available on the web. Some useful links can be found at the bottom of the page.
Configuring Ganglia Server
To view the monitoring interface, launch an instance on any server and perform the following steps:
Install needed packages:
Start daemon; restart
Now, point your browser to your instance (say,
/etc/ganglia/gmetad.confto add at least
cluster nameparameter if needed.
As always, please create a ticket at https://help.xandr.com or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or concerns.