Install Nagios Plugins on CentOS 8

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Install Nagios Plugins From Source RHEL/CentOS/Oracle Linux
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 Nagios server on CentOS 8. Install Nagios...

Install and Configure Filebeat on CentOS 8

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In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to install and configure Filebeat on CentOS 8. Filebeat is one of the Elastic Stack beats, the data shippers for Elasticsearch. Filebeat is a lightweight shipper for forwarding and centralizing log data. Installed as an agent on your servers, Filebeat monitors the log files or locations that you specify, collects log...

Install OSSEC Agent on Rocky Linux 8

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This guide presents a step-by-step tutorial on how to install OSSEC Agent on Rocky Linux 8. OSSEC is an Open Source Host based Intrusion Detection System that performs log analysis, integrity checking, Windows registry monitoring, rootkit detection, real-time alerting and active response. It runs across multiple platforms including Linux, OpenBSD, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, Solaris and Windows etc. Install OSSEC Agent on...

Install Sysdig System Visibility Tool on Ubuntu 22.04

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Install Sysdig system visibility tool on Ubuntu
This tutorial will take you through how to install Sysdig system visibility tool on Ubuntu 22.04. Sysdig is a simple visibility tool that provides deep visibility into your system. According to sysdig man pages; sysdig is a tool for system troubleshooting, analysis and exploration.It can be used to capture, filter and decode system calls and other OS events.It can be...

Install Telegraf on Fedora 30/Fedora 29

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In this guide, we are going to learn how to install Telegraf on Fedora 30/Fedora 29. Telegraf is a plugin-driven server agent that is used for collecting and sending metrics and events from databases, systems, and IoT sensors. It one of the major components of TICK stack which is an acronym for Telegraf, InfluxDB (time series DB), Chronograf (interface...

Install GoAccess on Ubuntu 18.04/Debian 10 Buster

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In this guide, we are going to learn how to install GoAccess on Ubuntu 18.04/Debian 10 Buster. GoAccess is an open-source real-time web log analyzer and interactive viewer that runs in a terminal and on web browsers in Linux/Unix systems. Install GoAccess on Ubuntu 18.04/Debian 10 Buster GoAccess is available on the default Bionic or Buster repositories. However, the available versions may be...

How to Monitor OpenVPN Connections using openvpn-monitor tool

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In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to monitor OpenVPN connections using openvpn-monitor tool. This tutorial focuses on monitoring OpenVPN connections established using the OpenVPN Community Edition. OpenVPN CE provides a de-facto standard for creating a secure VPN connections over the internet using a custom security protocol that utilizes SSL/TLS. While scouring the Internet for the tools that...

Install Sampler Shell Command Visualization tool on Linux

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In this guide, you are going to learn how to install sampler shell command visualization tool on Linux. Sampler is a tool for shell commands execution, visualization and alerting. Install Sampler Shell Command Visualization tool on Linux Sampler is available as a binary that can just be downloaded and installed by placing it on the standard Unix directory for storing executable files. Download...

Install and Setup TIG Stack on Fedora 30

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In this guide, we are going to learn how to install and setup TIG stack on Fedora 30 for monitoring system metrics such as memory, disk, logged in users, system load, swap usage, system uptime, system processes. 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...

Deploy Nagios as a Docker Container

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In this tutorial, you will learn how to deploy Nagios as a Docker container. Nagios Core is an open-source IT infrastructure monitoring and alerting engine. Deploy Nagios as a Docker Container In order to deploy Nagios as a Docker container, we will proceed as follows; Install Docker on your Linux host You need to have installed Docker engine on your Linux host before...