Monitoring OMV with Grafana

  • I would like to setup a Grafana dashboard to monitor my OMV server. (on a docker container on my OMV instance)

    I'd like to monitor CPU, RAM and Hard Disk IO and Disk space.

    Which monitoring/reporting tools are already installed on OMV to send data to influxdb?

    After a quick search there seems to be a tool called Prometheus which looks interesting but i'd prefer to use existing tools.

  • collectd seems to be capable to write to prometheus.

    For some time I had an influxdb running on RPi 1 and 4, so I know that the DB works :)

    If the idea "bears fruit", that would be a really great solution to visualize the measurements taken for very specific analysis of OMV servers.

    When you have some early prototype, I'd be eager to see it :)

    As a real world example I'm looking for a better visualization of SMB benchmark results (link in my signature below)

    found it in

    "- write_prometheus

    Publish values using an embedded HTTP server, in a format compatible with Prometheus' collectd_exporter."

    omv 5.5.23-1 (usul) on RPi4 with Kernel 5.10.x and WittyPi 3 RTC HAT

    2x 6TB HDD formatted with ext4 in Icy Box IB-RD3662-C31 / hardware supported RAID1

    For Read/Write performance of SMB shares hosted on this hardware see forum here

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