Thursday, February 20, 2020

Install and Configure SNMP on Ubuntu 18.04 and CentOS 7

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,...

Install Zabbix Agent on CentOS 7 for Zabbix Monitoring

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...

Install Prometheus on Ubuntu 18.04

In this guide, we are going to learn how to install Prometheus on Ubuntu 18.04. Prometheus is an open-source systems and service monitoring system. It collects metrics from configured targets via HTTP calls at given intervals, evaluates rule expressions, displays the results, and can trigger alerts if some conditions are met. We have covered the...

Install and Configure SNMP on Debian 10 Buster

This guide will take you through how to install and configure SNMP on Debian 10 Buster for monitoring using either SNMP v2c or v3. If you are looking at monitoring your Debian 10 system with monitoring tools like Nagios, Icinga or any other tools for health information, system metrics such as CPU load, Physical Memory usage, number...

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

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...

Installing ELK Stack on CentOS 8

Welcome to our demo on installing ELK Stack on CentOS 8. ELK is the acronym for three open source projects: Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana. Elasticsearch is a search and analytics engine. Logstash is a server‑side data processing pipeline that ingests data from multiple sources simultaneously, transforms it, and then sends it to a...

Monitor Linux System Metrics with Prometheus Node Exporter

In this tutoria, we are going to learn how to monitor Linux system metrics with Prometheus Node Exporter. Node Exporter is a Prometheus exporter for hardware and OS metrics exposed by *NIX kernels such as CPU, disk, memory usage etc with pluggable metrics collectors. Learn how to install Prometheus server on Ubuntu 18.04 by...

Install Zabbix Agent on Debian 10 Buster

In this guide, we are going to learn how to install Zabbix Agent on Debian 10 Buster for Zabbix monitoring. Before you can continue, you need to setup Zabbix server first. Follow the links below to install and configure Zabbix server on Debian 10 Buster. Install Zabbix 4.x from Sources on Debian 10...

How to Configure SNMP Version 2c on Debian 9

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 Install and Configure NSClient++ Nagios Agent on Windows System

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,...