MONITORING

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

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

Psutil - Library to Fectch Running Process and System Utilization Information

cpu

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 [...]

Aun Raza 3:00 am

How to Setup Naemon Networking Monitoring Tool in Linux

Host state information

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 [...]

Dwijadas Dey 3:00 am

How to Setup Graphite with Statsd on an Ubuntu 16.04

Graphite Graph

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 [...]

Kashif Siddique 3:00 am

How to Setup Network Monitoring with OpenNMS on Ubuntu 16.04

Opennms quick add node

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.  [...]

Dwijadas Dey 3:20 am

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 [...]

Carlos Alberto 3:00 am

How to Setup Monitoring for Docker Containers using Prometheus

Prometheus Architecture

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 [...]

Dwijadas Dey 3:00 am

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 [...]

Saheetha Shameer 5:31 am

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. [...]

Saheetha Shameer 3:00 am

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 [...]

Saheetha Shameer 5:00 am

How to Install and Setup Cacti on Ubuntu 16.04

cacti graphs view

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 [...]

Kashif Siddique 3:00 am

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, [...]

Saheetha Shameer 5:00 am

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. [...]

Saheetha Shameer 3:00 am