FermiGrid Ganglia Installation Guide

Ganglia Server Installation Guide

  • Issue the following commands on the commandline, as root:

yum -y install php-pear
yum -y install rrdtool # if installing on SLFv5.x or greater.  If installing on SLFv4, then run the following:
rpm -ivh ftp://ftp.pbone.net/mirror/download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/epel/4/i386/rrdtool-1.2.23-3.el4.i386.rpm

rpm -ivh http://fermigrid.fnal.gov/files/ganglia/RPMS/ganglia-gmetad-3.0.4-2.i386.rpm
rpm -ivh http://fermigrid.fnal.gov/files/ganglia/RPMS/ganglia-gmond-3.0.4-2.i386.rpm
rpm -ivh http://fermigrid.fnal.gov/files/ganglia/RPMS/ganglia-web-3.0.4-2.i386.rpm

chown -R nobody.nobody /var/lib/ganglia/rrds

ln -s /usr/share/ganglia/ /var/www/html/


scp fermigrid:/var/www/html/files/ganglia/configs/server-gmetad.conf /etc/gmetad.conf
scp fermigrid:/var/www/html/files/ganglia/configs/server-gmond.conf /etc/gmond.conf


chkconfig gmetad on
chkconfig gmond on
chkconfig httpd on
service gmetad start

service gmond start
service httpd start


scp fermigrid:/var/www/html/files/ganglia/configs/server-index.html /var/www/html/index.htm


firefox http://<gmetad server hostname>.fnal.gov/ganglia


sh ~yocum/ganglia-server-install.sh

Ganglia Client Installation Guide


rpm -ivh http://fermigrid.fnal.gov/files/ganglia/RPMS/ganglia-gmond-3.0.4-2.i386.rpm


scp fermigrid:/var/www/html/files/ganglia/configs/client-gmond.conf /etc/gmond.conf


chkconfig gmond on
service gmond start


firefox http://<gmetad server hostname>.fnal.gov/ganglia


sh ~yocum/gratia-client-install.sh

Removing Obsolete Clients from the Gmeta Server


scp fermigrid1.fnal.gov:/var/www/html/files/ganglia/scripts/clean-out-gmetad.sh /root
sh /root/
clean-out-gmetad.sh