MONITORING

This category includes the topics covering the installation / setup of various monitoring tools for effectively monitoring the server applications and performance

How to Install Icinga 2 and Icinga Web 2 on Debian 9.3

icinga web 2 debian

Icinga 2 is an open source monitoring system which is highly scalable and extensible. It can monitor large, complex environments across multiple locations. It checks the availability of your network resources, notifies users of outages and generates performance data for [...]

Saheetha Shameer 12:44 am

How to Add MySQL Monitoring on Zabbix 3.2

zabbix mysql monitoring

In this article, I will show how to add MySQL database monitoring on Zabbix. I have two Ubuntu Server 16.04 virtual machines. The first one has installed Zabbix Server 3.2 and the second VM has MySQL 5.7 database that should be [...]

Pavlo Maiorchyk 4:53 am

How to Add Percona MySQL Monitoring on Cacti

percona template cacti

In this article, I am going to show how to use cacti monitoring for MySQL. For test purposes, I will use Ubuntu 16.04 with cacti 0.8.8f and MySQL 5.6 installed. If you don't have anything installed refer to our setup cacti [...]

Pavlo Maiorchyk 2:00 am

Supervisor - Monitor your Linux Servers and Processes

supervisor monitoring linux

Some users need only to control process state and don’t want or need full-blown shell access to the machine on which the processes are running. They often don't need to know processes which listen on “low” TCP ports and often need to [...]

Alain Francois 4:30 am

How to Install lm Sensors on Linux

lm-sensors linux

lm-sensors provides a hardware health monitoring driver for Linux. It's used by system administrators to check the health status of their hardware. It is also used to monitor the hardware infrastructure in servers and be very valuable in mission critical [...]

Alain Francois 3:40 pm

How to Add Linux and Windows Hosts on Centreon 2.8

linux windows on centreon

Centreon has the particularity to simplify the process of adding hosts and services to monitor with an intuitive method. This process has changed with the new version of Centreon which includes now a new functionality called IMP (Instant Monitoring Platform) which [...]

Alain Francois 2:00 am

"s-tui" - Terminal Tool to Monitoring CPU Temperature in Linux

stui cpu temperature

For some Linux users, the terminal is the most environment used for their work. It sometimes happens that you would like to do everything on your terminal such as having a UI monitoring tool for the local processes may be [...]

Alain Francois 6:50 pm

How to Install Centreon on Centos 7 for Monitoring

Install Centreon linux

For Sysadmins, it is very important to be able to check the state of each service and equipment provided on the network. You must be able to be informed and to react anytime if a problem occurs. It exists some [...]

Alain Francois 6:10 pm

Gtop - A Linux System Monitoring Dashboard for Terminal

gtop dashboard

When you work on Linux server or on your personal computer, you can need sometimes to monitor the different processes in progress. This can be done with some commands but the result sometimes appears with numbers without a graph on [...]

Alain Francois 2:00 am

How to Monitor Hosts using Nagios NRPE on Debian 9

Nagios NRPE Debian 9

In our recent article we have shown how to install nagios core on Debian 9 to monitor some remote hosts's services. To do that you will need to install Nagios NRPE daemon and plugins on the remote hosts. It is a package that will [...]

Alain Francois 6:00 pm

7 Steps to Install Nagios 4 on Debian 9

Install nagios debian9

Nagios is an open source server and network monitoring tool which monitors some services (CPU, HTTP, SMTP, storage disk, temperature, etc) of your servers, network devices and alerts you when a particular service that's being monitored goes wrong. It will also [...]

Alain Francois 2:00 am

How to Install "stacer" Monitoring and Optimising Tool on Linux

stacer linux install

Stacer is a GUI based open source resource monitoring and system optimizer tool for Linux. This app has a nice looking dashboard which provides CPU, Memory, Disk and System information. The new vesrion of stacer provides additional monitoring panel for process viewing [...]

Alain Francois 3:00 am

14 Command Line Tools to Check CPU Usage in Linux

CPU performance monitor with nmon

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 [...]

Dwijadas Dey 3:00 am

How to Setup osquery to Monitor Security Threat on Ubuntu

osquery monitor security tool

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 [...]

Dwijadas Dey 3:00 am