NAME

apt - Monitor the packages that should be installed on systems using apt-get.

APPLICABLE SYSTEMS

Mostly Debian and Ubuntu but also RedHat and other distributions which now use apt.

CONFIGURATION

This plugin needs a cronjob that runs 'apt-get update' every hour or so

 /etc/cron.d/munin-plugin-apt
 53 * * * *     root    apt-get update > /dev/null 2>&1
 23 08 * * *    root    apt-get update > /dev/null

Remember to randomize when these cronjobs are run on your servers

USAGE

Link this plugin in @@CONFDIR@@/plugins/ and restart the munin-node.

NOTES

This plugin does not actually draw graphs; it is rather designed to generated warnings. To get a graph showing the number of available packages, please see the "apt_all" plugin.

MAGIC MARKERS

 #%# family=manual
 #%# capabilities=autoconf

BUGS

None known.

VERSION

$Id$

AUTHOR

Unknown

LICENSE

GPLv2