MaDDash Installation

Installation Options

MaDDash can be installed one of two ways:

  1. As a standalone package on any perfSONAR supported operating system

  2. As part of the perfSONAR CentralManagement bundle. See perfSONAR Installation Options for more information.

MaDDash installs the following packages:

  • maddash - Container package that has dependencies on packages below. The package itself does not install any additional software, it simply pulls in the aforementioned packages.

  • maddash-server - The backend server that schedules checks and makes results available via a REST/JSON interface running on an embedded web server. This package has a dependency on java which will also be installed during the yum installation process.

  • maddash-webui - The web pages that display the dashboard. It consists of a set of CGI scripts that run under Apache. The server contacts the REST server run by the maddash-server package and then presents the data on the web page.

  • nagios-plugins-perfsonar - Installs the perfSONAR Nagios checks that can alarm based on throughput, loss and other data returned by perfSONAR services.

  • perfsonar-graphs - Provides the performance graphs used by the maddash-webui package for perfSONAR checks.

Installing MaDDash on CentOS

MaDDash can be installed with the following commands:

yum install epel-release
yum clean all
yum install maddash

Installing MaDDash on Debian/Ubuntu

MaDDash can be installed with the following commands:

cd /etc/apt/sources.list.d/
wget -qO - | apt-key add -
apt-get update
apt-get install maddash