Smokeping on Debian 10.3

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How to install Smokeping on Debian in 5 Minutes

Smokeping

Installer …

wget https://puffy.nolink.ch/scripts/smokeping_debian.sh

Set Hostname

root@smokeping:~# cat /etc/hostname
smokeping.planet

Install Packages

apt-get install apache2 borgbackup curl fping hping3 htop ipcalc jq lftp lynx mlocate mtr nmap pwgen rsync sipcalc smokeping tmate tree tshark unzip vim vnstat wget zip

Enable Smokeping in Apache

cd /etc/apache2/conf-enabled
ln -s ../conf-available/smokeping.conf .

Enable Module CGI

a2enmod cgid
systemctl restart apache2

Some Smokeping Fixes

mkdir -p /var/run/smokeping

Tune General

cat << 'EOF' > /etc/smokeping/config.d/General
*** General ***

owner    = Franz Musterer
contact  = nospam@nomail.ch
mailhost = smtp-relay-host

# NOTE: do not put the Image Cache below cgi-bin
# since all files under cgi-bin will be executed ... this is not
# good for images.
cgiurl   = http://host211/smokeping/smokeping.cgi

# specify this to get syslog logging
syslogfacility = local0
# each probe is now run in its own process
# disable this to revert to the old behaviour
# concurrentprobes = no

@include /etc/smokeping/config.d/pathnames
EOF

Tune Databases

cat << 'EOF' > /etc/smokeping/config.d/Database
*** Database ***

step     = 300
pings    = 20
#step     = 60
#pings    = 59

# consfn mrhb steps total

AVERAGE  0.5   1  1008
AVERAGE  0.5  12  4320
    MIN  0.5  12  4320
    MAX  0.5  12  4320
AVERAGE  0.5 144   720
    MAX  0.5 144   720
    MIN  0.5 144   720
EOF

Tune Probes

cat << EOF > /etc/smokeping/config.d/Probes
*** Probes ***

+ FPing

binary = /usr/bin/fping


+ EchoPingHttp

binary = /usr/bin/echoping
forks = 5
offset = 50%
step = 300

# The following variables can be overridden in each target section
accept_redirects = yes
extraopts =
ignore_cache = yes
ipversion = 4
pings = 5
port = 80
priority = 6
revalidate_data = no
timeout = 20
tos = 0xa0
url = /
waittime = 1


+EchoPingHttps

binary = /usr/bin/echoping
forks = 5
offset = 50%
step = 300

# The following variables can be overridden in each target section
accept_redirects = yes
extraopts =
ignore_cache = yes
ipversion = 4
pings = 5
port = 443
priority = 6
prot = 3443
revalidate_data = no
timeout = 20
tos = 0xa0
url = /
waittime = 1


+EchoPingDNS

binary = /usr/bin/echoping
forks = 5
offset = 50%
step = 300

# The following variables can be overridden in each target section
dns_request = google.com
dns_tcp = no
dns_type = A
extraopts =
ipversion = 4
pings = 5
plugin = /usr/lib/echoping/dns.so
pluginargs = -p
priority = 6
timeout = 1
tos = 0xa0
waittime = 1
EOF

Tune Targets

cat << 'EOF' > /etc/smokeping/config.d/Targets
*** Targets ***

probe = FPing

menu = Top
title = Network Latency Grapher
remark = Welcome to the SmokePing website of xxx Company. \
         Here you will learn all about the latency of our network.

+ Local
menu = Local
title = Local Network

++ LocalMachine

menu = Local Machine
title = This host
host = localhost


+ Planet
menu = Planet
title = My Little Planet

++ amen
host = amen.planet

++ boss
host = boss.planet



+ Inet
menu = Internet
title = some Hosts on the Net

++ google
menu = google
title = google, 8.8.8.8
host = 8.8.8.8

++ switch
host = www.switch.ch

++ uzh
host = www.uzh.ch

++ blick
host = www.blick.ch



+ HTTP
menu = HTTP
title = some HTTP Probes
probe = EchoPingHttp

++ stoege-ch
host = www.stoege.ch

++ stoege-com
host = www.stoege.com

++ stoege-net
host = www.stoege.net

++ uzh
host = www.uzh.ch
EOF

Restart Smokeping

systemctl restart smokeping

Browse

http://IP-OF-HOST/smokeping

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