Thursday, January 30, 2020

Install Prometheus Node Exporter on CentOS 8

In this guide, you will learn how to install Prometheus Node Exporter on CentOS 8. Prometheus Node Exporter is used to expose the system hardware and OS metrics such as CPU, disk, memory usage etc with pluggable metrics collectors so that they can be scraped by Prometheus for monitoring. Install Prometheus Node Exporter on CentOS...

Install and Configure Prometheus on CentOS 8

Welcome to our guide on how to install and configure Prometheus on CentOS 8. Prometheus is an  open-source time series collection and processing monitoring system with a dimensional data model, flexible query language, efficient time series database and modern alerting approach. Install and Configure Prometheus on CentOS 8 Step through this guide...

Install Monitorix on Debian 10

This guide provides a step by step tutorial on how to install Monitorix on Debian 10. Monitorix is an open source, lightweight system monitoring tool that is used to monitor variou services and system resources as outlined below; System load average and usageDisk drive temperatures and healthFilesystem usage and I/O activityDirectory usage Netstat statisticsUsers using...

Install Nagios NRPE Agent on CentOS 8

Follow through this guide to learn how to install Nagios NRPE agent on CentOS 8. In order to execute Nagios plugins that monitors various system services and metrics on a remote host, you need to install Nagios Remote Plugin Executor (NRPE). Install Nagios NRPE Agent on CentOS 8 Nagios NRPE agents...

Monitor SSL/TLS Certificates Expiry with Nagios

Well, assuming you understand the implications of the expired SSL/TLS certificates, let us go through how to monitor SSL/TLS Certificates Expiry with Nagios. Nagios provides SSL Certificate monitoring and alerting when SSL certificates expiration date draws closer using the Nagios Plugins. Before you can proceed, install and setup Nagios server. Follow the links below...

Configure Nagios Email Notification Using Gmail

Nagios can be configured to sent out alerts on the state of the host or host service being monitored via email. This guide will therefore take you through how to Configure Nagios Email Notification using Gmail. The current state of a service or host being monitored is determined by the status of the service...

Add Hosts to Nagios Server For Monitoring

Well, in order to monitor your remote hosts with Nagios server for availability and metric checks, you need to add them hosts to the Nagios server. In this guide, we are going to learn how to add hosts to Nagios Server for monitoring. Before you can proceed, ensure that your Nagios is up and...

Install Nagios Plugins on CentOS 8

This guide will walk you through how to install Nagios Plugins on CentOS 8. Nagios plugins are standalone extensions to Nagios Core that enables Nagios to monitor databases, operating systems, services, applications, network equipment, protocols etc. To use Nagios Plugins, you need to have installed and Setup Nagios Core server. Follow the link below to install...

Install Nagios Server on CentOS 8

In this guide, you will learn how to install Nagios Server on CentOS 8. Nagios provides enterprise-class Open Source IT monitoring, network monitoring, server and applications monitoring. Install Nagios Server on CentOS 8 To install Nagios Server on CentOS 8, follow through the steps below; Run System Update

Compile and Install Zabbix Agent on FreeBSD 12

Welcome to our guide on how to compile and install Zabbix Agent on FreeBSD 12. We have covered the installation of Zabbix Agent using the PKG package manager in our previous guide. Install Zabbix Agent on FreeBSD 12 Compile and Install Zabbix Agent on FreeBSD 12 Well, if...