Apache And MySQL Monitoring With Bijk On Debian Lenny
This tutorial describes how you can monitor your server with the tool Bijk. Bijk creates online 30 graphs about load, CPU, memory, traffic, Apache, NginX, PostreSQL and others with alerts. Bijk can be used on Debian, Ubuntu, CentOS, RedHat and Gentoo. In this article I will explain how to install Bijk on Debian.
Bijk is free server monitoring service, which creates 30 types of online graphs about your server with SMS and email alerts.
You can try first Online Demo.
Step 0 - Preliminary Notes
In order to complete this tutorial you should have a base system of Debian Lenny.
Step 1 - Add new repository - Bijk package
wget http://apt.bijk.com/archive-key.asc -O - | apt-key add -
echo "deb http://apt.bijk.com/debian lenny main" >>/etc/apt/sources.list
Step 2 - Install Bijk-node package
aptitude install bijk-node
Step 3 - Get Client Hash
Now, you have your server ready for running Bijk.
Step 4 - Create online account - Bijk graphs
Go to https://www.bijk.com/signup and create your free Bijk.com account.
Step 5 - Add your server to Bijk monitoring
Choose your Linux distribution - Debian - and insert Server name, IP address and Client hash.
Step 6 - Add server
Click on Add server - your server will be online - first graphs will be online in about 20 minutes later.
Now, you have online your first package of online graphs: CPU, memory, load, traffic, disk graphs and others.
If you need, you can add more graphs, e.g. for Apache, MySQL, NginX and others.
Step 7 - Configure Apache graphs
For creating Apache graphs, you need to change the configuration on your server.
7.1 - Edit configuration file
7.2 - Find the line containing:
7.3 - Uncomment the whole section until you reach the following line:
Domain: replace ".example.com" with the following IP address: "127.0.0.1"