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XenServer Monitor Plugin for Newrelic Fetches metrics from Xen Hosts and VM and pushes to NewRelic over https.

  • CPU Usage
  • Memory Usage
  • Network Activity (Rx/Tx Mbps per interface)
  • Drive Activity (Throughput, IOPS, IO Wait, Latency)
  • Xen Hosts Data (XAPI Memory, dom0 load)

The amount of metrics available will depend on your XenServer version. The module has been tested with Xen 6.2, 6.5 and 7.0.


Node.JS/NPM XenServers


Install NodeJs and NPM ( Download plugin from GitHub and extract Inside the plugin directory, install the required npm modules (npm install async xen-api xml2js)


  • xenConfig
    • Pool Master(s)
    • Username/Password (Same as XenCenter)
    • Specify timezone offset in tzOffset (if the timezone differs between the node.js server vs XenServers)
  • newRelicConfig
    • Newrelic license key and host name of the server this script will run it.

We use PM2 ( as a node process manager, which enables node.js script to run forever, gather logs, and to run at boot.

npm install pm2@latest -g pm2 start xen_monitor.js

pm2 stop 0 pm2 restart 0 pm2 reload 0

To start at boot: pm2 startup, followed by pm2 save


As-Is. Use at your own risk etc.


Use github page for support issues.

The XenServer plugin extends the power of New Relic's monitoring capabilities.

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