Thursday, January 9, 2014

Kraken :: The First Free Ceph Dashboard in Town




Kraken :: The Free Ceph Dashboard is Finally Live

Kraken is a Free ceph dashboard for monitoring and statistics. Special thanks to Donald Talton for this beautiful dashboard. 


Installing Kraken

  •  Install Prerequisites 
# yum install git
# yum install django
# yum install python-pip
# pip install requests
Requirement already satisfied (use --upgrade to upgrade): requests in /usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages
Cleaning up...
#
# pip install django
Requirement already satisfied (use --upgrade to upgrade): django in /usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages
Cleaning up...
#
# yum install screen
  • Create a new user account 
# useradd kraken
  • Clone kraken from github
# cd /home/kraken
# git clone https://github.com/krakendash/krakendash
Cloning into 'krakendash'...
remote: Counting objects: 511, done.
remote: Compressing objects: 100% (276/276), done.
remote: Total 511 (delta 240), reused 497 (delta 226)
Receiving objects: 100% (511/511), 1.53 MiB | 343.00 KiB/s, done.
Resolving deltas: 100% (240/240), done.
#
  • Exceute api.sh  and django.sh one by one , these would get launched in screens , use ctrl A  and D  to detach from screen

# ./api.sh
[detached from 14662.api]
# ./django.sh
[detached from 14698.django]
#
# ps -ef | grep -i screen
root     14662     1  0 07:29 ?        00:00:00 SCREEN -S api sudo ceph-rest-api -c /etc/ceph/ceph.conf --cluster ceph -i admin
root     14698     1  0 07:30 ?        00:00:00 SCREEN -S django sudo python krakendash/kraken/manage.py runserver 0.0.0.0:8000
root     14704 14472  0 07:30 pts/0    00:00:00 grep --color=auto -i screen
#
  • Open your browser and navigate to http://localhost:8000/


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kraken pools

  • Great you have a Ceph GUI dashboard running now :-)
  • Watch out this space for new features of kraken



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