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14 Command Line Tools to Check CPU Usage in Linux

CPU performance is one aspect of measuring the performance of a system. Monitoring the performance of CPU is essential to debug processes inside any system, manage system resources, making system decisions, and evaluating and examining systems in real time. There are a lot of tools available to monitor and display CPU performance and these tools […]

May 9, 2017 | By in LINUX HOWTO
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How to Setup osquery to Monitor Security Threat on Ubuntu

OSQUERY is an open source tool developed by Facebook for querying various information related to the state of your machines like running processes, loaded Kernel modules, active logged in users, active listening ports etc. This system instrumentation framework make low-level operating system analytic and monitoring both efficient and intuitive. OSQUERY exposes an operating system as […]

May 1, 2017 | By in SECURITY
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Psutil - Library to Fectch Running Process and System Utilization Information

Psutil is a python based library, it provides an interface to monitor your computer system's resources. You can use this utility and its available APIs to find out all details about currently running processes, their resource consumption like memory, network and disk usage etc. It is a cross-platform application which works on all popular operating […]

March 21, 2017 | By in PROGRAMMING
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How to Setup Naemon Networking Monitoring Tool in Linux

Naemon is an Open Source system and network monitoring application which watches hosts and other services that you specify, alerts you when things go bad and notifies you when they get better. Naemon is based on Nagios 4.0.2 and aims to be a drop in replacement for Nagios. Naemon Suite is currently roughly equivalent to […]

March 7, 2017 | By in LINUX HOWTO
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How to Setup Graphite with Statsd on an Ubuntu 16.04

Hi, today we are going to show you installation and configuration of Graphite and Statsd on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. In short Graphite is a highly scalable real-time graphing system which provides real-time visualization and storage of numeric time-series data. This means that Graphite requires other applications to collect and transfer the data points. The Graphite […]

March 1, 2017 | By in MONITORING
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How to Setup Network Monitoring with OpenNMS on Ubuntu 16.04

OpenNMS is a carrier-grade, highly integrated, open source platform designed for building network monitoring solutions. It has the capability to discover and monitor the nodes automatically in a network. Also you can monitor a service by assigning it to Open-NMS.  It can do both automated and directed discovery too. Three main functional areas of it […]

February 1, 2017 | By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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How to Setup Monitoring using Dashing Icinga2 Dashboard

Hello, today we are going to install Dashing Icinga2 on Ubuntu. It creates dashboards with icinga2 data, giving you a frontend to monitoring information of your environment's systems. Made out of Ruby on top Dashing framework, which designed to deploy pretty and simple dashboards out of complex and ugly data, it makes the task of monitoring much better. […]

December 14, 2016 | By in LINUX HOWTO
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How to Setup Monitoring for Docker Containers using Prometheus

Prometheus is a next-generation open source monitoring system from SoundCloud and is designed for monitoring such as the generation and collection of metrics, graphing the resulting data on dashboards, and alerting on anomalies etc. In this tutorial we will install/configure following components - i)  Prometheus as a Docker service although it can be installed as […]

December 12, 2016 | By in MONITORING,TRENDING
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How to Monitor Docker Containers using Grafana on Ubuntu

Grafana is an open source feature rich metrics dashboard. It is very useful for visualizing large-scale measurement data. It provides a powerful and elegant way to create, share, and explore data and dashboards from your disparate metric databases. It supports a wide variety of graphing options for ultimate flexibility. Furthermore, it supports many different storage backends for your […]

August 3, 2016 | By in MONITORING
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How to Add Host and Manage Services in Icinga2

In my previous article, I've explained how to install and configure an Icinga2 with Icinga Web2 interface. Now it's time to introduce some hosts to our monitoring system.  Unlike Nagios, we can add the hosts automatically to the Icinga2 systems. The configuration is quite simple and easy compared to other monitoring systems. As stated before,  the […]

July 1, 2016 | By in MONITORING
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How to Install Icinga2 on Ubuntu 16.04

ICINGA2 is an open source monitoring system which checks the availability of your network resources, services, notifies users of outages and generates performance data for reporting. It is an advanced form of Nagios and it has a better web interface compared to it. It is developed with a much user-friendly web interface with more options and it is more […]

June 29, 2016 | By in MONITORING
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How to Install and Setup Cacti on Ubuntu 16.04

Hello and welcome to our today's article on another open source Network monitoring tool that is Cacti. Cacti is a complete network graphing solution designed with RRDTool’s data storage and graphing functionality. It can graph network bandwidths with SNMP, shell or perl scripts. RRDtool is a program developed by the Swiss Tobi Oeticker who was […]

June 1, 2016 | By
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How to Install Splunk on CentOS 7

Splunk is one of the most powerful tool for exploring and searching data. It is one of the easiest, faster and secured way to search, analysis, collect and visualize massive data streams in realtime from applications, webservers, databases, server platforms, Cloud networks and many more. The Splunk developers are offering Splunk software packages compatible on […]

May 9, 2016 | By
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How to Install AIDE on CentOS 7

AIDE otherwise called as Advanced Intrusion Detection Environment. AIDE is one of the most popular tools for monitoring the server changes in a LINUX based system. It is used as a files/folders integrity checker. The installation of this Software is much simple. This is originally written by Rami Lehti and Pablo Virolainen in 1999. The system check […]

April 28, 2016 | By
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