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Re: [Xen-users] xen usage monitoring (munin plugin)

To: Goetz Bock <bock@xxxxxxxxxxx>, xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] xen usage monitoring (munin plugin)
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Date: Mon, 9 Jan 2006 13:19:05 +0530
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I would be interested in something like that for sure myself, not sure with munin as i haven't used it till now.

You can get the TX and RX bytes from ifconfig on the dom0.

On 1/8/06, Goetz Bock <bock@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Dear list,

as my Xen3 server is finaly becomming ready for production I was
wondering if anyone has written a xen usage monitoring/logging tool?

Something like xm top, but with continuose logging to a (rr)database.

Or a munin plugin?

I can't remember seeing anything simmilar on the list.

BTW: where does xm top get the NETTX(k) and NETRX(k) from?

For a munin plugin I'd imagin two modes:

- just monitor cpu usage off all domains (dom0 and domU) in one graph.
  This can be parsed from xm list, or as suggested 2004/12/xx using some
  more low level xen api. But I don't know how to figure out which of
  the real CPU was used, otoh this information might not be relevant at
- monitor just one domain. But all data, like xm top does.
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