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

CTOP - Command Line Tool to Monitor Linux Containers Performance

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ctop is a new command line based tool available to monitor the processes at the container level. Containers provide operating system level virtualization environment by making use of the cgroups resource management functionality. This tool collects data related to memory, cpu, [...]

B N Poornima 6:00 am

Install Vector an Opensource Performance Monitoring Tool from Netflix


Today we will present Vector, an open source performance monitoring framework which exposes hand picked system and application metrics to your web browser. Having the right metrics available on-demand and at a high resolution is key to understand how a [...]

Adrian Dinu 8:54 am

Install NagiosQL - GUI interface to Configure Nagios Core

Nagios is an open source monitoring tool for the network devices. It uses snmp protocol for the monitoring of  network devices. Nagios Core supports configuration from CLI which is not easy for new users. NagiosQL is plugin which  provides GUI [...]

shah 8:00 pm

How to Install Puppet Master and Client in Ubuntu 14.04


Hi there, Greetings. Today, we'll be learning how to install and configure both the puppet master and puppet client in our latest stable release of Ubuntu ie. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS "Trusty". Puppet is a configuration management system that allows you [...]

Arun Pyasi 3:00 pm

Install OpenNMS - One Place to Monitor All Network Devices On Ubuntu


Hi everyone, this tutorial is all about how to setup OpenNMS on Ubuntu Server. Here, we will be running Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS "Trusty". This tutorial also works for the older version of Ubuntu like 13.10, 13.04, 12.10) and also [...]

Arun Pyasi 8:15 pm

Top 20 Network Monitoring Tools in Linux

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In this tutorial lets discuss best networking monitoring tools available for linux system. There are a lot of tools available like nethogs, ntopng, nload, iftop, iptraf, bmon, slurm, tcptrack, cbm, netwatch, collectl, trafshow, cacti, etherape, ipband, jnettop, netspeed and speedometer. Each [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 6:00 am

How to Monitor Network Traffic in Linux With nethogs

I love monitoring the network traffic on my linux machine, especially when I want to know the speed at which the data is currently being transferred. Is any process overusing network bandwidth on my Ubuntu system? What is a nice [...]

Oltjano Terpollari 6:00 am

pyDash - A Python App For Monitoring Your Linux Server

The python programming language is very useful to system administrators as it offers rapid development and one can easily write scripts in a very short time to automate daily tasks. There are many python tools for linux system admins out [...]

Oltjano Terpollari 11:00 am

How to Monitor Network Usage with nload in Linux

nload is a free linux utility that can help the linux user or sysadmin to monitor network traffic and bandwidth usage in real time by providing two simple graphs: one per incoming traffic and one for outgoing traffic. I really [...]

Oltjano Terpollari 11:00 am

Amazing ! 25 Linux Performance Monitoring Tools


Over the time our website has shown you how to configure various performance tools for Linux and Unix-like operating systems. In this article, we have made a list of the most used and most useful tools to monitor the performance [...]

Adrian Dinu 11:00 am

Install Munin - A Network Resource Monitoring Tool in Ubuntu 14.04

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Munin is a free and open-source networked resource monitoring tool. It offers monitoring and alerting services for servers, switches, applications, and services. It alerts the users when things go wrong and alerts them a second time when the problem has [...]

Adrian Dinu 11:00 am

How to Easy Install Nagios using FAN Tool

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FAN stands for Fully Automated Nagios and it is designed as a quick and easy installation of Nagios along with the most used tools in the Nagios community. It is designed as a stand-alone installation based on CentOS 5.9. FAN [...]

Adrian Dinu 11:00 am

pidstat - Monitor and Find Statistics for Linux Procesess

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The pidstat command is used for monitoring individual tasks currently being managed by the Linux kernel. It writes to standard output activities for every task managed by the Linux kernel. The pidstat command can also be used for monitoring the [...]

Adrian Dinu 12:00 pm

Linux ss Tool to Identify Sockets / Network Connections with Examples

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ss is part of the iproute2 (utilities for controlling TCP/IP networking and traffic) package. iproute2 is intended to replace an entire suite of standard Unix networking tools (often called "net-tools") that were previously used for the tasks of configuring network [...]

Adrian Dinu 12:04 pm