Linux Tutorials on the topic “monitoring”

  • How to Install Nagios Server Monitoring on Ubuntu 16.04

    ubuntu Author: Muhammad ArulTags: , , , , Comments: 0Published: Sep 29, 2016

    Nagios is an open source software for system and network monitoring. Nagios can monitor the activity of a host and its services, and provides a warning/alert if something bad happens on the server. Nagios can run on Linux operating systems. At this time I will use Ubuntu 16.04 for the installation.

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  • Server Monitoring with Shinken on Ubuntu 16.04

    ubuntu Author: Muhammad ArulTags: , , Comments: 1Published: Sep 14, 2016

    Shinken is an open source computer and network monitoring framework written in python and compatible with Nagios. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install Shinken from source and how to add a Linux host to the monitoring system. I will use Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus as the operating system for the Shinken server and monitored host.

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  • Server monitoring with Munin and Monit on CentOS 7.2

    centos Author: Till BrehmTags: , , Comments: 1Published: Jul 05, 2016

    In this article, I will describe how you can monitor your CentOS 7.2 server with Munin and Monit. Munin produces nifty little graphics about nearly every aspect of your server (load average, memory usage, CPU usage, MySQL throughput, eth0 traffic, etc.) without much configuration, whereas Monit checks the availability of services like Apache, MySQL, Postfix and takes the appropriate action such as a restart if it finds a service is not behaving as expected. The combination of the two gives you full monitoring: graphics that lets you recognize current or upcoming problems (like "We need a bigger server soon, our load average is increasing rapidly."), and a watchdog that ensures the availability of the monitored services.

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  • Server Monitoring with Munin and Monit on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)

    ubuntu Author: Till BrehmTags: , Comments: 2Published: May 06, 2016

    This tutorial will show you how to monitor an Ubuntu 16.04 server with Munin and Monit. Munin produces nice graphs about nearly every aspect of your server, whereas Monit checks the availability of services like Apache, MySQL, Postfix and takes the appropriate action such as a restart if it finds a service is not behaving as expected. The combination of the two gives you full monitoring: graphics that let you recognize current or upcoming problems, and a watchdog that ensures the availability of the monitored services.

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  • Postfix Monitoring with Mailgraph on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

    ubuntu Author: Till BrehmTags: , , Comments: 3

    This article describes how you can monitor your Postfix mail server with Mailgraph. Mailgraph creates daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly graphs of sent, received, bounced, and rejected emails and also of spam and viruses, if SpamAssassin and ClamAV are integrated into Postfix (e.g. using amavisd-new in the ISPConfig perfect server tutorials). These graphs can be accessed with a browser.

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  • Server Monitoring with Munin and Monit on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

    ubuntu Author: Till BrehmTags: , Comments: 2

    This tutorial will show you how to monitor an Ubuntu 14.04 server with Munin and Monit. Munin produces nice graphs about nearly every aspect of your server, whereas Monit checks the availability of services like Apache, MySQL, Postfix and takes the appropriate action such as a restart if it finds a service is not behaving as expected. The combination of the two gives you full monitoring: graphics that let you recognize current or upcoming problems, and a watchdog that ensures the availability of the monitored services.

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  • Performance monitoring with Monitorix 3.8.0 on Ubuntu 15.10

    ubuntu Author: David DuarteTags: , , Comments: 0

    This tutorial will show the installation and configuration of Monitorix on Ubuntu 15.10 (Wiley Werewolf). Monitorix is a free, lightweight, open source monitoring tool designed to monitor as many services and system resources as possible on servers and desktops. It consists mainly of two programs: a collector, called monitorix, which is a Perl daemon that is started automatically as a system service, and a CGI script called monitorix.cgi. Since 3.0 version Monitorix includes its own HTTP server built in, so you aren't forced to install a third-party web server to use it.

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  • Server monitoring with Munin and Monit on CentOS 7

    centos Author: Till BrehmTags: , , Comments: 2

    In this article, I will describe how you can monitor your CentOS 7 server with Munin and Monit. Munin produces nifty little graphics about nearly every aspect of your server (load average, memory usage, CPU usage, MySQL throughput, eth0 traffic, etc.) without much configuration, whereas Monit checks the availability of services like Apache, MySQL, Postfix and takes the appropriate action such as a restart if it finds a service is not behaving as expected. The combination of the two gives you full monitoring: graphics that lets you recognize current or upcoming problems (like "We need a bigger server soon, our load average is increasing rapidly."), and a watchdog that ensures the availability of the monitored services.

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  • Server Monitoring with Munin and Monit on Debian 8 (Jessie)

    debian VMWare Image Download Author: Till BrehmTags: , Comments: 9

    In this article, I will describe how you can monitor your Debian 8 server with Munin and Monit. munin produces nifty little graphics about nearly every aspect of your server without much configuration, whereas Monit checks the availability of services like Apache, MySQL, Postfix and takes the appropriate action such as a restart if it finds a service is not behaving as expected. The combination of the two gives you full monitoring: graphics that let you recognize current or upcoming problems, and a watchdog that ensures the availability of the monitored services.

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  • How to monitor CentOS and Ubuntu servers with Pandora FMS

    centos Author: Muhammad ArulTags: , , , Comments: 3

    Pandora FMS (Pandora Flexible Monitoring System) is a flexible and highly scalable monitoring software for networks, servers, applications and virtual environments. In this tutorial I will show you how to install Pandora FMS Server on CentOS 7 and how to add a monitoring agent on Ubuntu 15.04.

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