Install and Configure SNMP on Ubuntu 18.04 and CentOS 7

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In this guide, we are going to learn how to install and configure SNMP on Ubuntu 18.04 and CentOS 7. SNMP is an acronym for Simple Network Management Protocol. It provides an agentless method of managing and monitoring of network devices and servers for health information, system metrics such as CPU load, Physical Memory usage, number of running processes,...

How to Install Nagios Plugins and NRPE agents on CentOS 7/RHEL 7/Fedora 29

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In our previous tutorials, we learnt how to install Nagios plugins as well the Nagios NRPE agents from source. You can check them via the links below; How to Install Nagios Plugins From Source RHEL/CentOS/Oracle Linux How to Install Nagios NRPE Agent on RHEL/CentOS/Oracle Linux Well, in this article, we are going to learn how to install Nagios Plugins and NRPE agents...

How to Install and Configure NSClient++ Nagios Agent on Windows System

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NSClient++ is a monitoring agent/daemon for Windows systems that makes it easier to collect performance metrics by Nagios. In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to install and configure NSClient++ nagios monitoring agent for Windows systems. Follow through the following steps to install NSClient++. Download NSClient Agent Download the latest version of NSClient from here. Agent Installation Once the download is done,...

How to Install and Setup OSSEC agent on Ubuntu 18.04/CentOS 7

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In this guide, we are going to learn how to install and configure OSSEC agent on Ubuntu 18.04/CentOS 7. OSSEC is an open source Intrusion Detection System (HIDS)  that runs across multiple OS platforms such as Linux,Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, BSD, Windows, Mac and VMware ESX. It monitors all aspects of system activity such as; file integrity monitoring Windows registry monitoring log...

How to Install Nagios NRPE Agent on RHEL/CentOS/Oracle Linux

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Nagios Remote Plugin Executor (NRPE) is used to remotely execute Nagios plugins on Linux/Unix machines. This makes it easy to monitor remote machine metrics such as disk usage, CPU load, number of running processes, logged in users etc. In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to install and configure NRPE from source for use with Nagios Server. You...

How to Configure SNMP Version 2c on Debian 9

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Welcome to our tutorial on how to configure SNMP version 2c on Debian 9. If you are looking at monitoring your Debian servers via SNMP with tools like Nagios, Cacti etc, then you need to configure SNMP. In that case, you are at the right place. In our previous articles discusses configuration of SNMP on Ubuntu 18.04 and CentOS...

How to Monitor Remote Linux Hosts and Services with Icinga 2 on Ubuntu 18.04

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In this very tutorial, you are going learn how to monitor hosts and services with Icinga 2 on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Well, Icinga 2 can be used to monitor the availability of hosts and services. Hosts and services can be virtually anything; Network services (HTTP, SMTP, SNMP, SSH, etc.),Printers, Switches or routers, Temperature sensors, or any other local or...

Install and Configure Filebeat 7 on Ubuntu 18.04/Debian 9.8

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This guide discusses how to install and configure Filebeat 7 on Ubuntu 18.04/Debian 9.8. This comes as the last part of our guide on how to setup Elastic Stack on Ubuntu 18.04/Debian 9.8. We have covered the installation of Elasticsearch, Kibana and Logstash in our previous guides. See the Links below; Install Elasticsearch 7.x...

How to Install Icinga 2 and Icinga Web 2 on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

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Icinga 2 is an open source monitoring system which checks the availability of your network resources (CPU load, uptime, free disk space, memory consumption), notifies users of outages and generates performance data for reporting. It is scalable and therefore it can be used to monitor large, complex environments across multiple locations. It has a lightweight and extensible web interface called...

Install Zabbix Agent on CentOS 7 for Zabbix Monitoring

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Learn how to install Zabbix Agent on CentOS 7 for Zabbix monitoring. In our previous guides, we covered the installation of Zabbix Server on Debian 10 Buster. This guide will focus on monitoring remote Linux hosts using Zabbix, specifically CentOS 7 host and the related RHEL hosts. Before you can continue, ensure that...