Tag: munin

Using Munstrap, Munin’s theme, on OpenBSD

I don’t fancy much Munin’s default look. I tend to like layouts that fit on a single screen. That’s mainly why I used to use Xymon. But there is a Munin’s theme that turns the Web interface into something very clean to my eyes. And great news, it’s done so well that it also works on OpenBSD. Ready, steady, go!

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Enabling RRDcached for Munin on OpenBSD

RRDcached is a daemon that caches a bunch of RRD write requests and apply them at once. This enables to speed up RRD files update. When you install Munin on OpenBSD, RRDcached is also installed by default. But there are things to do to actually use it. Here’s how I did it.

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Munin 2.0.x on OpenBSD 5.7

It’s been a while since I used Munin monitoring system. I felt like I was going to have a look at the (not so) new 2.0.x branch ; running on my brand new OpenBSD 5.7. As usual, everything is quite well documented in the man pages and readmes. So here are simply my notes with particular directions regarding my installation.

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Monitor a Synology NAS with Munin

My Synology DiskStation DS409slim is, via the DSM software, SNMP aware. This means I can poll it to get some information using a SNMP capable monitoring system. This is how I configured Munin to grab some metrics from the NAS.

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