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authorGuido G√ľnther <agx@sigxcpu.org>2008-10-27 20:08:04 +0100
committerGuido Guenther <agx@sigxcpu.org>2008-10-27 20:15:37 +0100
commitbc056f5982cf5fa10560f21aa34d231af84b514a (patch)
treef14f40382e273a44069fe659ca25bad1f4b013b5
parent310af9e9dc69e46c90d95ec8bf810d521fa53079 (diff)
add README
-rw-r--r--INSTALL8
-rw-r--r--README23
2 files changed, 23 insertions, 8 deletions
diff --git a/INSTALL b/INSTALL
index 5228433..789eb9d 100644
--- a/INSTALL
+++ b/INSTALL
@@ -3,11 +3,3 @@ Installation is simple:
make PLUGINDIR=/etc/munin/plugins install
/etc/init.d/munin-node restart
-The default uri used to connect to libvirt is "qemu:///system". This can be
-changed in the plugin configuration:
-
-cat <<EOF >/etc/munin/plugin-conf.d/libvirt
-[libvirt-*]
-env.uri xen:///
-EOF
-
diff --git a/README b/README
new file mode 100644
index 0000000..cbb8ab0
--- /dev/null
+++ b/README
@@ -0,0 +1,23 @@
+This is a set of munin plugins to monitor virtual machines managed via libvirt.
+
+See INSTALL for installation instructions.
+
+The default uri used to connect to libvirt is "qemu:///system". This can be
+changed in the plugin configuration:
+
+cat <<EOF >/etc/munin/plugin-conf.d/libvirt
+[libvirt-*]
+env.uri xen:///
+EOF
+
+libvirt-mem and libvirt-cputime support limits[1] for critical and warning
+values. These are set to 90% (warning) and 95% (critical) by default. However
+you can change them in /etc/munin/munin.conf:
+
+[somehost.example.com]
+libvirt_cputime.total_pc.warning 60
+libvirt_cputime.total_pc.critical 75
+libvirt_mem.total_pc.warning 25
+libvirt_mem.total_pc.critical 50
+
+[1]: http://munin.projects.linpro.no/wiki/HowToContact