[CentOS-virt] how to monitor each VM's traffic?
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Fri Aug 8 13:47:57 UTC 2008
Rudi Ahlers wrote:
> Sure, that's for XEN, but it's not very effective. I need graph the
> traffic for each VM, not the vif - the vifs tend to change on a reboot,
> and also reset with the stats.
> How can I graph the traffic over a perioud of time, for any given IP
> Cacti works well, for switches & routers, but I can't get Cacti to graph
> an individual VM on the server.
> On Fri, Aug 8, 2008 at 3:34 PM, Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org
> <mailto:mail-lists at karan.org>> wrote:
> Rudi Ahlers wrote:
> Hi all
> Can someone please tell me how to monitor each VM's traffic on a
> 5.2 server, running either Xen or OpenVZ? I need to bill my
> users for
> the traffic they use, and would like to have a traffic usage
> graph for
> each Xen / OpenVZ Virtual Machine on the server.
> if you look at how xen sets up the Vif interfaces, you will note
> that its quite trivial. just watch the vif as you would an eth
You've been on the list long enough to consider trimming your posts and
not top posting.
also, you seem confused about what a virtual interface is. take a look
at virsh and see how you can bring up and take down a xen domu while
getting info on what interfaces its using and how.
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