Thomas Mullaly

DevOps, Security and IT Leadership

Collectd on Ubuntu 12.04 and Nginx

Collectd is the new cool kid of system monitoring tools.

apt-get install collectd collectd-utils
vi /etc/collectd/collectd.conf
service collectd restart
/var/ossec/bin/syscheck_update -u local
cd /var
mkdir www
cd www
cp -r /usr/share/doc/collectd/examples/collection3 .
apt-get install librrds-perl libconfig-general-perl libhtml-parser-perl  libregexp-common-perl
apt-get install fast-cgi
apt-get install spawn-fcgi fcgiwrap
location /nginx_status {
          stub_status on;
          access_log off;
          deny all;
		location ~ .cgi$ {
	        	root /var/www;
	        	fastcgi_pass unix:/var/run/fcgiwrap.socket;
	        	include /etc/nginx/fastcgi_params;

		location /collection3/share/ {
			alias /var/www/collection3/share/;
service nginx restart