Software Requirements

Basic Requirements#

  • Apache 2.2, 2.4 or newer
  • fping
  • MySQL 5.1 (5.5+ is recommended)
  • Net-SNMP 5.4+ (5.7+ is recommended)
  • RRDtool 1.3+ (1.5+ is recommended)
  • Graphviz
  • PHP 5.5+ (7.0+ is highly recommended)

We strongly recommend that Observium is run on the latest release of your chosen platform. The latest releases of Ubuntu, Debian, CentOS, RedHat Enterprise Linux and Scientific Linux all include recommended versions of Observium's dependencies.

Optional Requirements#

  • Ipmitool - Only if you want to poll IPMI baseboard controllers on servers
  • libvirt-bin - Only if you want to monitor remote VM hosts using libvirt