Setting up Kaltura platform monitoring
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The Kaltura server includes extensive monitoring scripts, making use of our PHP5 API.
Apart from the scripts themselves, template configuration files for the Nagios monitoring system [http://www.nagios.com] are also supplied.
The monitors operate on partner -4, created as part of the installation and dedicated to this purpose.
- The configuration for the API monitors is auto generated and placed here:
- The nagios templates can be found here:
If you wish to use the monitors with a monitoring system different than Nagios, it is very easy.
Simple adopt the commands available here:
And make similar configurations for your monitoring system.
All these monitors can run equally as well from the shell so they can also be placed as cron jobs.
# php /opt/kaltura/app/plugins/monitor/nagios/exec.php --error-threshold 0 --script "/opt/kaltura/app/tests/monitoring/dwh/lockedProcesses.php --daily All processes released
# /usr/bin/php /opt/kaltura/app/plugins/monitor/nagios/exec.php --warning-threshold 1 --error-threshold 2 --script "/opt/kaltura/app/tests/monitoring/ Multi-request execution time: 0.27060580253601 seconds
# /usr/bin/php /opt/kaltura/app/plugins/monitor/nagios/exec.php --script "/opt/kaltura/app/tests/monitoring/db/sphinxIntegrity.php --hostname amdb --time-offset 3600 -- 3 Tag objects changed, updated in the log and in the sphinx
In addition, the platform utilizes Monit as a watchdog for its daemons, you can see the status in the Admin Console, under the 'Monitoring' tab.