Monitor a server with Munin

cPanel offers you the possibility to install the Munin plugin. This plugin allows you to see various stats of your server resources and processes.

Munin is a networked resource monitoring tool that can help analyze resource trends and “what just happened to kill our performance?” problems. It is designed to be very plug and play. A default installation provides a lot of graphs with almost no work.

To install Munin with WHM:

  1. Log into WHM account
  2. Navigate to cPanel->Manage Plugins
  3. Click the Install “Munin for cPanel” button
    whm install munin
  4. Installation will start. You will see a message: Installation of “Munin for cPanel” is in progress. and at the end “Munin for cPanel” is now installed.
  5. Click on the WHM logo from the top left of the page (this is to refresh the page)
  6. Navigate to Plugins -> Munin Service Monitor
    munin plugin
  7. You will be able to see a lot of stats for your server – apache, disk, exim, mysql, network, processes, system etc stats.
    munin stats

Resources:
http://munin-monitoring.org/

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