Munin plugin for showing information about Freebox
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Munin Plugin for Freebox


This can only be useful to you if you are:

  1. Client of French ISP Free and have a Freebox v6.
  2. Use Munin for monitoring your server.

If both of these conditions are true, you may find this plugin useful to add the display of Freebox data to your Munin graphs, please read on.


This plugin relies on WebService::Freebox Perl package. The simplest way to install it is to get it from CPAN, e.g.

$ cpan -i WebService::Freebox

As part of its installation, freebox-authorize program is made available. You need to run it once, before using this plugin, in order to obtain the authorization token needed to connect to the Freebox:

$ freebox-authorize org.munin.plugin.freebox "Munin Freebox plugin" 1.0 "Name of your server here"

Keep this token secret as it is sufficient to connect to the Freebox (i.e. no password is required)!


Add the following section to /etc/munin/plugin-conf.d/munin-node file:

env.app_token token-obtained-above

Add a symbolic link from /etc/munin/plugins/freebox_temp to wherever you put the file freebox_ itself, e.g. /usr/local/share/munin/plugins.

As with any Munin plugin, check that it works manually:

$ munin-run --debug freebox_temp

If everything looks correctly, restart munin to start using it:

$ service munin-node restart

Copyright and Licence

This plugin is (c) 2014 Vadim Zeitlin and distributed under the terms of GPLv2.