Monitors for Masakari

Monitors for Masakari provides Virtual Machine High Availability (VMHA) service for OpenStack clouds by automatically detecting the failure events such as VM process down, provisioning process down, and nova-compute host failure. If it detect the events, it sends notifications to the masakari-api.

Original version of Masakari:

Tokyo Summit Session:

Monitors for Masakari is distributed under the terms of the Apache License, Version 2.0. The full terms and conditions of this license are detailed in the LICENSE file.

Configure masakari-monitors

  1. Clone masakari using:

    $ git clone
  2. Create masakarimonitors directory in /etc/.

  3. Run from masakari-monitors:

    $ sudo python install
  4. Copy masakarimonitors.conf and process_list.yaml files from masakari-monitors/etc/ to /etc/masakarimonitors folder and make necessary changes to the masakarimonitors.conf and process_list.yaml files. To generate the sample masakarimonitors.conf file, run the following command from the top level of the masakari-monitors directory:

    $ tox -egenconfig
  5. To run masakari-processmonitor, masakari-hostmonitor and masakari-instancemonitor simply use following binary:

    $ masakari-processmonitor
    $ masakari-hostmonitor
    $ masakari-instancemonitor


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