How to add Remote Linux host on Munin server to monitor

We have already covered in our previous article, Munin installation on RPM based systems such as CentOS & RHEL and Munin installation on DEB based systems such as Debian, Ubuntu & Mint. For Monitoring Linux/Windows hosts in munin Server, we need to install munin-node in our remote Linux/Windows systems.

Part-1 : Remote Host system configuration.

1) Install Munin-node package

Use the below command to install latest Munin package on your system.

# Install Munin Node Package on Ubuntu/Debian/Mint #
$ sudo apt-get install munin-node

# Install Munin Node Package on CentOS/RHEL/Fedora 21 & older #
# yum install munin-node

# Install Munin Node Package on Fedora 22 & later #
# dnf install munin-node

2) Munin-node Configuration

Made below necessary changes to appropriate configuration file.

# Change the below lines to /etc/munin/munin-node.conf #
# nano /etc/munin/munin-node.conf
host_name linux.2daygeek # Remote Host Name #
allow ^192\.168\.0\.154$ # Munin Server IP #

# Restart munin-node service #
# service munin-node restart                    # [For SysVinit Systems]
# systemctl restart munin-node.service          # [For systemd Systems]

Part-2 : Munin Server configuration.

Add the below lines to munin.conf file and wait For 5 mins to get date from munin remote host.

1) Munin-node Configuration

Made below necessary changes to appropriate configuration file.

# Change the below lines to /etc/munin/munin.conf #
# nano /etc/munin/munin.conf
[linux.2daygeek.com] # Remote Host Name #
address 192.168.0.154 # Remote Host IP #
use_node_name yes

# Restart munin-node service #
# service munin-node restart                    # [For SysVinit Systems]
# systemctl restart munin-node.service          # [For systemd Systems]

2) Access Munin Web Interface

Navigate your browser to http://localhost/munin or http://IP-Address/munin or http://Domain-Name/munin and enter the Username and Password which you created.
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Munin Remote host successfully added, see the below screen shot.
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Munin Remote host disk utilization screen shot.
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Magesh Maruthamuthu

Love to play with all Linux distribution

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