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Four Winning Ways to Monitor Machines Through Web Interfaces

Nov 04, 2008, 19:34 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ben Martin)

"The collectd project is designed for repeatedly collecting information about your systems. While the tarball includes a Web interface to analyse this information, the project says this interface is a minimal example and cites other projects such as Cacti for those who are looking for a Web interface to the information gathered by collectd.

"There are collectd packages for Debian Etch, Fedora 9, and as a 1-Click for openSUSE. The application is written in C and is designed to run as a daemon, making it a low overhead application that is capable of logging information at short intervals without significant impact on the system."

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