Monitoring systems with Orca from OpenCSW
The Orca monitoring system1 consists of two components:
- The data collector ("orcallator")The data collector is written in a language called "SymbEl" provided from an interpreter shipped with the SE Toolkit2.
- The graph generator visualizing information from several data collectors
Installing the data collector
The data collector can be installed with
pkg-get -i orca
Installing the graph generator
The graph generator can be installed with
pkg-get -i orca_web
The data collected locally on the data collectors must somehow be transferred to the host with the graph generator. This may be with rsync and cron:
0,10,20,30,40,50 * * * * rsync -rav ...