[openstack-dev] [Openstack][Neutron][Monasca]

Ihar Hrachyshka ihrachys at redhat.com
Thu Feb 11 09:19:23 UTC 2016

Rubab Syed <rubab.syed21 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm doing a university project in OpenStack. The aim is to monitor  
> virtual routers per tenant with Monasca(which according to my knowledge  
> hasn't been implemented yet). The initial features would include  
> monitoring of in/out traffic per interface. I'm writing a plugin in  
> Monasca for that purpose. If I'm not wrong, I can fetch the data about  
> routers sitting on different compute nodes(in DVR case) running  
> monasca-agent from Neutron database but will have to devise a mechanism  
> to filter traffic based on tenants and subnets. Is there something  
> already implemented in Neutron that I can use for this purpose?
> Also, I would really appreciate if you guys tell me some use cases for  
> Openstack's virtual routers monitoring per tenant with Monasca?

IIUC traffic monitoring for routers is already implemented with metering  
service plugin:


The agent then reports collected stats to ceilometer. I guess you may want  
to consume existing notifications for Monasca.


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