[CentOS-virt] Activity logger for Xen Guest Domains using libvirt

Christopher G. Stach II cgs at ldsys.net
Fri Jan 9 04:01:07 UTC 2009

Devraj Mukherjee wrote:
> Hi all,
> Wondering if anyone knows of any tools I can run on my Dom0 to log
> various stats (like CPU usage, memory usage, etc) for each guest
> domain for analysis over a period of time? I can see that xentop
> displays that information anyway but would be nice to be able to
> present that information on a web based interface for day to day
> administration.
> Also any tools that send out email notifications in case of a guest
> running in critical condition like out of memory etc.

Zenoss, Nagios, etc.

Also, if you care about performance and stability, don't run anything on 
dom0 that isn't directly related to keeping the domUs running (qemu, 
block device backends, xend, etc.)

Christopher G. Stach II

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