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

To: tatu@xxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] xen usage monitoring (munin plugin)
From: John Levin <xenjohn@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 9 Jan 2006 10:19:22 -0600
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On 1/7/06, tatu@xxxxxxxxx <tatu@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Sat, 7 Jan 2006, Goetz Bock 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?
> funny you should ask, I wrote one yesterday :)
> > Something like xm top, but with continuose logging to a (rr)database.
> >
> > Or a munin plugin?
> its a munin plugin, but it doesnt work right just yet, it just gets times
> from xm list (and names of course)
> > I can't remember seeing anything simmilar on the list.
> yeah googled around for some time, but couldnt find any

What about XenMon?   It's included in the repo: tools/xenmon/

A recent post:

> > 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
> >  all.
> > - monitor just one domain. But all data, like xm top does.
> Idont have xm top on this server so I cant write a plugin for it :/
> by no means this plugin is complete and I dont take any responsibility
> what ever and so on ;)
> it should be quite easy to read...
> --
> Tatu Wikman
> tatu@xxxxxxxxx
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