O'Reilly logo

Instant Munin Plugin Starter by Bart ten Brinke

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Top 6 features you need to know about

Adding the same host that runs the master as the first node was just the first step in connecting the rest of your network. In this section, you will learn how to add additional nodes to your master so that you can monitor additional servers and devices.

After that, we will look into plugins. First you will learn how to install the commonly used plugins to monitor sensors. Next, you will build a simple plugin using bash, which we will expand to a full-fledged Munin plugin in Perl. Finally, we will be looking at some of the more advanced features you can build into your plugin.

Monitoring additional servers

The first step in expanding your munin cluster will be monitoring another server. Once you know how to add ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required