Saturday, September 26, 2020

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,...

Install and Configure SNMP on Debian 10 Buster

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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...

Monitor OpenVPN Connections with Prometheus and Grafana

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Welcome to our tutorial on how to monitor OpenVPN connections with Prometheus and Grafana. Grafana is a data visualization and monitoring tool and supports time series datastores such as Graphite, InfluxDB, Prometheus, Elasticsearch. Prometheus on the other hand is an open-source systems and service monitoring tool. It collects metrics from configured targets via HTTP calls at given intervals,...

Install and Configure SNMP on CentOS 8

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Welcome to our guide on how to install and configure SNMP on CentOS 8. SNMP stands for Simple Network Management Protocol. It is an Internet Standard protocol that 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, service states or any...

Send Windows logs to Elastic Stack using Winlogbeat and Sysmon

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In this guide, we are going to learn how to send Windows logs to Elastic Stack using Winlogbeat and Sysmon. Winlogbeat is an Elastic Beat that is used to collect windows system application, security, system or hardware events. Sysmon (System Monitor) on the other hand is a windows application that is used to monitor and log system...

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...

Install and Setup TIG Stack on Ubuntu 20.04

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In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to install and setup TIG Stack on Ubuntu 20.04. TIG stack is a group of powerful open-source monitoring tools, Telegraf, InfluxDB and Grafana where; Telegraf is an open-source server agent for collecting and sending metrics and events from databases, systems, and IoT...

Installing ELK Stack on CentOS 8

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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...

Add Hosts to Nagios Server For Monitoring

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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...

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...