While reading it, I couldn’t help thinking that the distinction is somewhat misleading, if not wrong.
I’d go so far as to say that agent-less doesn’t exist as such. Why do I say such heresy?
Trivially, you need some piece of software to collect data. With munin you configure a server that triggers scripts on the monitored servers. The set of data sources is governed by what you install in the correct directory on the monitored server. Cacti relies on SNMP heavily and also …[Read more]