Thursday, January 13, 2022

Monitor Linux System Metrics with Prometheus Node Exporter

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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 visiting the link below; Install Prometheus on...

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 of running...

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 activity to...

Install Prometheus on Ubuntu 18.04

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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 installation of Prometheus on Debian 9...

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 and Configure Prometheus on Debian 9

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In this guide, we are going to learn how to install and configure Prometheus on Debian 9. Prometheus is a time series collection and processing monitoring platform with a dimensional data model, flexible query language, efficient time series database and modern alerting approach. Want to install Prometheus on Ubuntu 18.04? See the link below; Install Prometheus on Ubuntu 18.04 Install and Configure Prometheus...

Monitor Linux Hosts using Nagios check_by_ssh Plugin

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Monitor Linux Hosts using Nagios check_by_ssh Plugin
Welcome to our tutorial on how to monitor Linux Hosts using Nagios check_by_ssh plugin. This enables Nagios Server to monitor system metrics and services on remote Linux server using SSH. We have covered various guides on Nagios Monitoring in our previous articles; Nagios SNMP Monitoring of Linux Hosts on AlienVault USM/OSSIM How to Install Nagios Plugins and NRPE agents on CentOS...

Add Hosts to Nagios Server For Monitoring

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In this guide, we are going to learn how to 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. Before you can proceed, ensure that your Nagios is up and running; Install Nagios Server on CentOS 8 Install...

Install Zabbix Agent on Debian 10 Buster

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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 Buster Install Zabbix Server from APT on...

How to Install Nagios Plugins From Source RHEL/CentOS/Oracle Linux

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This guide describes how to install Nagios Plugins from Source on RHEL/CentOS/Oracle Linux. In our previous tutorial, we learnt how to install Nagios NRPE Agent on RHEL/CentOS/Oracle Linux. Well, for NRPE to collect various performance metrics on the system, it requires the Nagios plugins. Step through this guide in order to install Nagios Plugins. Install Nagios Plugins From Source RHEL/CentOS/Oracle Linux Install...