Installing Kwapi

  1. Clone the Kwapi git repository to the management server:

    $ git clone
  2. As a user with root permissions or sudo privileges, run the Kwapi installer and copy the configuration files:

    $ pip install kwapi
    $ cp -r kwapi/etc/kwapi /etc/

Running Kwapi services

Start the drivers on all the machines that can access wattmeters:

$ kwapi-drivers

Start the forwarder on a remote machine (optional):

$ kwapi-forwarder

Start the API plugin if you want to use Ceilometer:

$ kwapi-api

Start the RRD plugin if you want to display graphs in a web browser:

$ kwapi-rrd