Ganglia configuring on linux cluster

How to install and configure Ganglia monitoring tool on a cluster.


  • Apache (Apache2 in my case) installed on master node

Deployment plan:

  • Install gmetad on Master node
  • Install ganlia web front end on head machine
  • Install gmond on child nodes

Install Ganglia master node packages

Install packages:

Enable ganglia web front end for Apache2:

Restart services:

Open http://localhost/ganglia to check web front end.

Edit /etc/ganglia/gmetad.conf if you want to change default configuration.

Install ganglia-monitor on every child node

Only ganglia-monitor should be installed on monitored nodes.

Nodes should appear in http://localhost/ganglia web interface.

Edit /etc/ganglia.gmond.conf to change default configuration if needed.

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