Munin on Centos 6.5

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Add epel repository:

yum install epel-release

Install Munin:

yum install munin munin-node -y

Munin configuring


nano /etc/httpd/conf.d/munin.conf

Insert after comments:

Alias /munin /var/www/html/munin
<Directory /var/www/html/munin>
Options FollowSymLinks
AllowOverride None
Order allow,deny
Allow from all




#Uncomment the following lines
dbdir /var/lib/munin
htmldir /var/www/html/munin
logdir /var/log/munin
rundir /var/run/munin
# a simple host tree. Set your system name
use_node_name yes

Edit rules:

chown -R munin:munin /var/www/html/munin/

Create new user 'munin' and password for this user:

htpasswd -cm /etc/munin/munin-htpasswd munin

Start Munin, turn on autostarting, restart apache:

 /etc/init.d/munin-node start
 chkconfig munin-node on
 service httpd restart

Open Munin GUI: http://yourdomain/munin/

Adding new server for monitoring

Install Munin on your client system:

yum install munin-node -y



Point IP address and name of you main munin server. For example 77.111.333.444:

host_name your_new_HOST

allow ^77\.111\.333\.444$
allow ^::1$

Start munin-node on client:

service munin-node start
chkconfig munin-node on

On main munin server open:

nano /etc/munin/munin.conf

And add new munin client:

address your_IP_clients_server
use_node_name yes

In 5 minutes new host will be add.

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