Monitor a MySQL or MariaDB database

Go to the Configuration > Plugin Packs menu and install MySQL/MariaDB Plugin Pack:

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Go to the Configuration > Hosts > Hosts menu and click on Add:

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Fill in the following information:

  • The name of the server
  • A description of the server
  • The IP address

Click on + Add a new entry button in Templates field, then select the App-DB-MySQL-custom template in the list.

A list of macros corresponding to the model will then appear:

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Fill in the value of following macros:

  • MYSQLUSERNAME: the username to connect to the database.
  • MYSQLPASSWORD: the password of the user.
  • MYSQLPORT: the TCP port to connect to the database, by default 3306.

Click on Save.

Your equipment has been added to the monitoring configuration:

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Go to Configuration > Services > Services by host menu. A set of indicators has been automatically deployed:

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It is now time to deploy the supervision through the dedicated menu.

Then go to the Monitoring > Status Details > Services menu and select All value for the Service Status filter. After a few minutes, the first results of the monitoring appear:

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To go further

The MySQL/MariaDB Plugin Pack provides several monitoring templates. When creating a service, it is possible to search the available models in the selection list:

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It is also possible to access the Configuration > Services > Templates menu to know the complete list:

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