Welcome to rrd.me.uk.
If you would like your server to be monitored by rrd.me.uk, you will
need to download a copy of the data gathering client script (rrd-client.pl).
Click here to download a copy of rrd-client.pl. rrd-client.pl
currently works best on Linux 2.6 installs or higher, but will does have limited
support for Linux 2.4 distributions, BSD, Darwin and Solaris. Cross platform
support will improve over time. To get the best results by monitoring as much
as possible, you should make sure that you have the following programs installed:
Tree-hugging Debian & Ubuntu users can install these using:
Clever-clogs Fedora, RedHat & CentOS users can install these using:
wget -O - -q http://rrd.me.uk/rrd-client.pl | perl -wto see if rrd-client.pl will work on your system without actually installing it on disk) you should add it to your crontab to HTTP POST the data to our server run every 4 or 5 minutes. A typical crontab entry might be:
*/4If you are not using a Vixie complaint cron daemon, or which to offset execution another minute, you may wish to use the following instead:
1,6,11,16,21,26,31,36,41,46,51,56 * * * * sleep 10;By delaying the execution of your rrd-client.pl script until 10 seconds after the minute, you will help avoid taking misrepresentative elevated data samples due to spawning cron tasks that happen on the minute. /usr/local/bin/rrd-client.pl -q -p http://rrd.me.uk/cgi-bin/rrd-server.cgi >/dev/null
To setup your own RRD::Simple Monitoring server, download the latest version of RRD::Simple (version 1.44 or higher), and follow these instructions. You can find the very latest version of the RRD::Simple Monitoring software that is in live use on rrd.me.uk, here.
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