Linux Tutorials on the topic “monitoring”

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

    debian VMWare Image Download Author: Till BrehmTags: , Comments: 17

    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.

  • 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.

  • How to install Webmin on Ubuntu 15.04

    ubuntu Author: Gurujyot_singhTags: , Comments: 8

    Webmin is a web-based interface for system administrators of Linux systems. It is quite simple, using any web-browser you can set up user accounts, Apache, Installations etc. Webmin helps all those who are not comfortable with the command line but want to manage their servers. This tutorial covers Installation and a little work around with Webmin on Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet).

  • How to Install Nagios 4.0.8 on Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet)

    ubuntu Author: Muhammad ArulTags: , , , Comments: 8

    Nagios is an open source software for system and network monitoring. Nagios can see 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 we are using Ubuntu 15.04 for the installation.

  • How to monitor OpenVZ limits with vzwatchd on Debian and Ubuntu

    debian Author: tillTags: , , , Comments: 2

    Vzwatchd is an OpenVZ monitoring daemon that informs the server administrator by email when a limit of the container is reached. OpenVZ is a Linux Kernel virtualisation technology that is often used by Web Hosting services, it is the free core of the commercial virtuozzo virtualisation application. OpenVZ is a lightweight virtualisation which has less overhead then KVM or XEN, it is more like a Linux LXC jail but with advanced limit options to define how many ressources a virtual machine may use and it has support for filesystem quota.

  • How to monitor server log files with Logwatch on Debian and Ubuntu

    debian Author: Gurujyot_singhTags: , , , Comments: 3

    Logwatch is a system log analyzer and reporter. This tutorial covers the installation of Logwtach and explains various config options incl. reporting of notable log events by email.

  • Monitor Ubuntu 14.04 and Debian Wheezy Servers with Linux-Dash

    ubuntu Author: Srijan KishoreTags: , , , , Comments: 0

    Monitor Ubuntu 14.04 and Debian Wheezy Servers with Linux-Dash This document describes how to install and configure Linux-dash in Ubuntu 14.04 and Debian Wheezy for monitoring server performances easily. Linux-dash is a low-overhead monitoring web dashboard for a GNU/Linux machine. Simply drop-in the app and go! Linux-dash is a memory efficient, low resource, easy to install, server statistics monitoring script written in PHP. The web statistics page allows you to drag and drop the various widgets and rearrange the display as you desire. The script displays live statistics of your server, including RAM, CPU, Disk Space, Network Information, Installed Software’s, Running Processes and much more. The main advantage of Linux-dash is that it works on real-time basis.

  • Setting Up Opsview With Amazon RDS

    Author: OpsWottonTags: Comments: 0

    Setting Up Opsview With Amazon RDS Amazon's official website says that RDS (Relational Database Service) is " … a web service that makes it easy to set up, operate, and scale a relational database in the cloud. It provides cost-efficient and resizable capacity while managing time-consuming database administration tasks, freeing you up to focus on your applications and business."

  • Monitoring Amazon RDS With Opsview

    Author: OpsWottonTags: Comments: 0

    Monitoring Amazon RDS With Opsview Opsview can be easily deployed in the cloud usng Amazon RDS as a back-end for storage, which allows you to scale out as your data set grows - giving a more efficient setup. However it's important to monitor RDS to ensure that it is functioning correctly.

  • How To Set Up Advanced Call Center Monitoring Using Free Tools

    Author: EugeneR.Tags: Comments: 0

    How To Set Up Advanced Call Center Monitoring Using Free Tools In this tutorial, I'll try to demonstrate how to set up monitoring for a small call center based on Cisco hardware and software using free monitoring system (Verax NMS & APM in that case). The architecture of your call center may be different; however the procedure itself will stay more or less the same.