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Munin Ubuntu Lucid 1.4.4 TLS Problems

So I’ve just spent the last few hours trying to get Munin working using TLS on Ubuntu Lucid (Munin package version 1.4.4).

I was swearing and cursing until I discovered it was a well-known bug.

I was seeing entries in /var/log/munin/munin-update.log like:

2014/03/26 18:19:09 TLS set to "enabled".
2014/03/26 18:19:09 [WARNING] Failed worker localdomain;localhost.localdomain


2014/03/26 18:20:01 TLS set to "enabled".
2014/03/26 18:20:01 [ERROR] Munin::Master::UpdateWorker died with 'Undefined subroutine &Munin::Master::Node::logger called at /usr/share/perl5/Munin/Common/ line 164,  line 1.
        ...propagated at /usr/share/perl5/Munin/Common/ line 66,  line 1.

The solution seemed to be downloading a Squeeze version of the munin package version 1.4.5 from the Squeeze munin-common all architecture download page.

Then installing with the command line:

dpkg --install munin-common_1.4.5-3_all.deb

.. which upgraded the existing package.

At which point the munin master started working again.

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